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Veebot the robot will suck your blood—for science!

The Veebot is a new medical robot that could draw your blood with better accuracy than a human nurse. Pesky humans.

R2B2 wants to push your phone's buttons, will guess your PIN in hours

R2B2 is a robot that will stop at nothing to guess your phone's PIN. Luckily for you, it's just a research project.

Military robots conquer air, land without humans

Our video report looks at a pair of robots capable of carrying out military tasks in the air and on the land.

Here comes the drone: A quadrocopter delivered the rings at this wedding

Don’t have a cute kid around to bear your rings at the wedding? Otavio Good used a quadrocopter to airdrop his matrimony bands at his ceremony.

This robot makes your watercolor masterpiece look like finger painting

Put your brushes and pencils down! The e-David robot’s monochrome art is akin to the Mona Lisa…sort of.

NASA robot hits the tundra to help perfect remote control

Researchers hope that Grover, or Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research, can teach them how to prepare robots for harsh conditions.

DARPA's newest humanoid robot takes blows from wrecking balls without flinching

This impressive hydraulic robot can balance itself and move with the same fluidity as humans.

Live out your anime fantasies with this giant robot exoskeleton

Sagawa Electronics develops a seven foot tall robot exoskeleton; makes scenes from anime a real-life thing.

This eerily life-like robot tarantula will give you the heebie-jeebies

This ultra-realistic, 3D printed robotic spider moves around like the real thing.

Ziphius the aquatic rover could make the swimming pool fun again

Last week was CE Week in New York, and one of the most interesting projects we got the chance to see was the Ziphius aquatic drone.

Talking robot to blast into space for experiment in human/robot conversation

A small, humanoid robot will fly to the International Space Station this summer to take part in the first experiment on conversation in space between a human and a robot.

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This robotic ape is what futuristic dystopian nightmares are made of

German researchers just built the first cyber-simian and here comes the planet of robotic apes.

The Rapiro robot kit lets you build your own pint-sized automaton assistant

Last month, we predicted that baby robots might be on their way after the BrickPi Kickstarter was successfully funded. We never expected them to be quite this cute, though.

Cheetah-Cub robot brings us one step closer to robo-kittehs

French scientists create the best robot pet ever that’s walks around like a real cat.

Sharp turns to robots, farming to supplement its TV ventures

Ailing Japanese TV maker Sharp says it will try to break into a host of new industries, from industrial cleaning robots to raising strawberries, to supplement its core LCD business.