Publication: 
Gizmodo
Article URL: 
http://bit.ly/VOKuGJ

Led by Mike Stilman (Interactive Comp), the team at Georgia Tech will use a three-year $900,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop a bot that uses a custom algorithm to scan a room for random objects, size up their usefulness and functions, and then use it to accomplish a more complex task. Source: Gizmodo