Robotics

Scientists Are Currently Creating Bomb-Sniffing Locust Cyborgs

Engineers from Washington University in St. Louis are currently developing locust cyborgs that can “sniff” for bombs. The...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 09 July 2016 - 5:26PM

Elon Musk Wants to Create Robots to Carry Out Household Chores

There's probably not many things that scare Tesla Motors and SpaceX founder Elon Musk - but the billionaire admits that one of his...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - 6:09AM

Meet The First Robot Ever To Break a Law of Robotics

Isaac Asimov's three rules of robotics are simple: "[1] A robot may not injust a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 20 June 2016 - 10:20AM

Watch: Disney Tests Interactive Droids for Their Star Wars Land Attraction

We all know Disney's Star Wars Land attractions are going to have a real wow factor, the House of Mouse doesn't do things by halves,...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 10 June 2016 - 8:30AM

Customers Will Be Able to Request a Driverless Lyft Starting in 2017

What if you could get a Lyft without the driver? General Motors and Lyft are teaming up to put driverless Bolt taxis on the road to...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 May 2016 - 2:48PM

China's "Intelligent" Security Robot Will Tase You If You Fall Out of Line

China has just unveiled a riot control robot named AnBot, which is intended to control riots using an electric shock weapon....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 - 10:51AM

Demonic Robot Snakes Are About to Slither Through Our Oceans

I hope no one was planning to sleep tonight, because this robotic sea snake is guaranteed to haunt your dreams:The robot is part of a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 1:11PM

This Super-Realistic Humanoid Robot Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Hyper-realistic robots have come of several countries, including ChihiraAico, Japan's robotic Geisha, as well as Singapore's...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 April 2016 - 10:21AM

New AI Robotic Arm Plays Settlers of Catan

If you've ever found yourself desperately wanting to play Settlers, but can't find any friends who can spare five or six hours, you...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 - 11:32AM

BMW Unveils Concept for a Self-Driving, Shape-Shifting Batmobile Rip-Off

BMW is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, and in honor of that occasion, they unveiled a futuristic concept car that's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 - 5:24PM

Meet Nadine, the "Emotionally Intelligent" Robot That Looks Like a Cylon

Researchers in Singapore have unveiled an "emotionally intelligent" companion robot named Nadine, and she's so close to looking like a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 - 9:56AM

Google's Autonomous Car Gets Into Its First Accident

Google's self-driving car may have spoiled its perfect record. The autonomous vehicle crashed into a bus earlier today, and while the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 5:25PM

Watch: Boston Dynamics Bullies the Next-Generation Atlas Robot

Boston Dynamics' clumsy robot Atlas is all grown up, and to celebrate its remarkable advancement, the company made a video that proves...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 10:24AM

Robots Powered by Bacteria Could Be the Next Big Thing in Medicine

Could bacteria be the (somewhat ironic) answer to cutting-edge targeted medicines? University of Pennsylvania researchers Elizabeth...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 1:36PM

Robots are Finally Learning How to Iron our Clothes

In Star Wars, protocol droids are used for a mind-boggling number of tasks from translation to diplomacy and beyond. In real life,...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 5:03PM

Scientists Are Bringing Fallout’s Protectron to Life With This Firefighting Robot

Fallout 4 was literally one of the best videogames of 2015, earning itself a nomination for the title but ultimately losing out to the...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 8:19PM

Google's Driverless Cars Could Be Treated as Human Drivers Under the Law

Driverless cars have already become a reality, in the sense that the technology exists. Google's self-driving car has been in...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 12:17PM

Furby Hacking Project Invites Terrifying Modifications to Create "Social Robots"

Furbies were somehow an immensely popular children's toy at one point, until we all collectively realized that they're horrifying...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 - 12:05PM

Octopus-Like Robots Will Face Off in a Soft Robots Olympics in April

Flexible, tentacled robots are taking over Livorno, Italy, as the Biorobotics Institute is holding the first-ever outdoor competition...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 - 12:55PM

ISIS Training Video Reveals Driverless Car Bomb

If we ever needed a reminder that technology is a double-edged sword, this would be it. According to training video footage...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - 2:45PM