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As far as the robot acrobatics go, forget the little robot that can pirouette around a horizontal bar. Instead, turn your attentions to RHex, the six-legged robot that can jump reasonably far for a machine of its size.
Putting together Ikea furniture is a cruel test of mettle that most of us must brave sooner or later, but science has (finally) done something worthwhile by creating an Ikea-furniture-assembling robot.
The latest 'Iron Man' flick isn't just a superhero action movie. It's a commentary on the nexus between technology and humanity, as Jason Snell discovered.
A flying drone will airdrop beers to music festival attendees. Cheers!
Robo Raven is a robot bird that flaps around to fly, can dive and swoop like a real bird of prey.
“Killer robots should not have power to destroy human life” says U.N. report.
On this day when the world’s thoughts are turning to a comic book hero with vast financial resources who armors himself in a powerful mechanical suit, it’s fitting that we take a look at a little bit of tech from UPenn that proves Hollywood imitates life.
The world's tiniest robot can take off and fly perfectly, thanks to engineers at Harvard University.
Well, this is it, guys. Here’s where humans really do start become obsolete. We’re now building robots that can not only play sports, but can learn how to play better using a artificial brain that works like a human's.
NASA engineers are waiting to see if they can pull a long-running Mars rover out of stand-by mode.
Japanese firms in Osaka showed their solutions to caring for the country's handicapped and increasing number of elderly
Don't have the millions it takes to buy the 13-foot-tall Kuratas rideable robot? If you're small enough, you could have this mecha instead.
Over the years, scientists have taken cues from just about everything in the animal kingdom to make robots. This time, they're taking a page out of the sea turtle's book.
How would you go about proposing to your significant other? With flowers? A picnic in the park? A fancy dinner? At a baseball game? If you're this gentlemen who goes by the name of Jason, none of these options are good enough. No, you propose using technology. More specifically, an aerial drone.
Robots have long been able to help humans complete certain tasks and some homemade bots were on show at the recent Robot Zoo in Cambridge, Massachusetts.