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RoboGlove returns to Earth

NASA's RoboGlove is coming back to Earth as a commercial product made by GM.

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Jobs are becoming easier one robot at a time

Service robots are taking over as walking aids for patients, farmers, and oil rig inspectors at the Automatica international trade fair in Germany.

This robot intentionally hurt me and I didn't know how to feel

I tested out the First Law robot, which was build with the sole purpose of injuring its user. It's meant to start a serious discussion about AI.

Pain Inflicting Robot Sparks AI Debate

Roboticist and artist, Alexander Reben, says he created the first robot build for the sole purpose of inflicting pain on people, all to get them talking about artificial intelligence.

These affordable underwater drones are the new wave in ocean exploration

Two companies are hoping to make underwater exploration accessible to everyone by building low cost, easy to use aquatic robots.

Jonney Shih explains the Asus Zenbo robot

It’s the robot that had Computex talking, but what’s Zenbo all about? I sat down with Asus Chairman Jonney Shih to find out more about the bot and why Asus decided the time is right for a robot.

Game of Drones is a form of aerial warfare where drones fight to the death

As drones have gained popularity, so has the sport of drone fighting. Pilots from around the world gather to go head to head for a chance to become top drone.

Asus' Zenbo is a cute home robot

Asus' Zenbo is a cute home robot that follows voice commands from its owner.

Makani energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Makani's energy kite is an airborne wind turbine that aims to generate more energy using less materials.

This autonomous boat is attempting to cross an ocean using only solar power

The "Seacharger" hopes to become the first unmanned vehicle to cross an ocean using only solar energy during its month-long voyage from California to Hawaii.