Tomatan: The Wearable Tomato-Shaped Robot Who Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Today on our "why does this exist?" segment, Japanese vegetable juice company Kagome has built a tomato-shaped robot that feeds you...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 February 2015 - 4:21PM

Watch: Star Wars-Style Spherical Robot to Guard US Marines

Remember the robot in the first teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was essentially an adorable spherical version of R2D2?...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 4:18PM

Navy Robot Firefighter Puts Out a Blaze for the First Time

The US Navy has created an autonomous, humanoid robot that can successfully fight fires, even as it moves at approximately the speed...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 February 2015 - 2:35PM

Robot Assistant with 'Personality' Tells You What to Wear to Work

I suppose we'd rather have artificial intelligence that behaves like Samantha in Her than like the Terminators, but this is still a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 January 2015 - 1:48PM

Meet the Aquatic Robot That Could Aid the Hunt for Alien Life on Europa

2400 ft beneath the Antarctic Ice, a robotic adventurer makes the astonishing discovery that deep within that dark and incredibly cold...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 3:51PM

Scientists Use a Mechanical Worm Brain to Control a Lego Robot

Worms are becoming unlikely candidates to facilitate a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. Researchers from the Open Worm...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 23 January 2015 - 4:21PM

Watch: Artificially Intelligent Robot Jazz Band Freestyles with a Human

What was that about creativity as the true test of artificial intelligence? In a new video from Georgia Institute of Technology,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 23 January 2015 - 3:13PM

Ex Machina Scientific Advisor: Real-Life Robots Will Sooner Have Ava's Intelligence than Her Body

The upcoming film Ex Machina explores a twisted version of the Turing Test, featuring an eerily human-like robot named Ava. But is Ava...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 10:39AM

Amazon Selling 12ft Tall Robot That Shoots Off BB Rounds When its Pilot Smiles

What do you get for the person who has everything? Amazon Japan now has a completely terrifying answer to that question in the form of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 19 January 2015 - 1:28PM

NASA Teams Up with Nissan on Driverless Cars for Application to Mars Rover Technology

Driverless car technology may be coming to Mars. NASA has just joined forces with Japanese automobile company Nissan to help them...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 10:36AM

NASA's Volcanobot May Be Able to Explore Volcanoes in Space

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has developed a state-of-the-art robot in order to explore the most elusive, mysterious parts of our...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 4:14PM

Robotic Geisha Can Make Conversation, Sing, and Cry

The newest creepily realistic android from Japan was presented at CES today, a robotic geisha from Toshiba named ChihiraAico....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 January 2015 - 3:59PM

Robot Artist Creates Giant Sand Drawings on the Beach

What was that about robots replacing human artists in the future? A robot affectionately known as "Beachbot" has been developed to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 - 1:32PM

U.S. Navy Unveils Robotic Shark Drone as Latest Weapon

The U.S. Navy has officially completed testing for the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) called the GhostSwimmer, which is essentially...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 5:00PM

British Roboticists to Test Whether Robots Can Be Ethical

With big names in science and tech alike warning humanity of the dangers of a hostile robot takeover, researchers from the University...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 3:31PM

Watch: Iron Man Robotic Exoskeletons Help Paraplegics Walk Again

In the 2008 Iron Man film, Tony Stark builds a robotic exoskeleton for the express purpose of weaponizing it and escaping from forced...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 5:07PM

Canada Needs Your Help to Send a Mini Robotic Beaver to Mars

Canada has the answer to the Mars rover we never knew we needed. Tech company Thoth Technology has started a crowdfunding campaign...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 1:14PM

Student Sends a Robot to School in His Place for a Week

A young boy from Long Island just got the award for most dedicated student of the year, as he sent a robot to his school rather than...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:57PM

Elon Musk: Killer Robots Will Arrive Within Five Years

Elon Musk is at it again. In the last year, he's made a series of incendiary claims about artificial intelligence: that it is a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 17 November 2014 - 2:02PM

Google-Owned Boston Dynamics Unveil Atlas Robot With Karate Kid Moves

Boston Dynamics, a robotics company owned by tech giant, Google, has just unveiled a new video featuring their Atlas robot showing off...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 11:54AM