Robotics

Robots and Humans Try to Read Each Other's Minds

The relationship between humans and technology took a strange turn today when two studies were released, one which detailed humans...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:23PM

These Robotics Hobbyists Built A Real-Life Transformer!

Transformers. They are a childhood treasure that have, unfortunately, been dragged through the mud by Michael Bay's latest exploits in...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 12:35PM

Composer To Stage Opera Performed by Androids

The work of Keiichiro Shibuya may give a whole new meaning to electronic music, as he plans to stage an opera performed by androids in...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 4:36PM

Creepy Robot Cheerleaders Could Reduce the Number of Traffic Accidents

The new robot cheerleaders from Murata balance on metal balls to perform synchronized dance routines, and are disturbing on several...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 11:43AM

Harvard Researchers Design Wearable Robot Which Could Aid Military By 2016

A wearable robotic exosuit could be aiding soldiers and cerebral palsy patients by the year 2016 thanks to work being carried out at...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 2:43PM

3-D Printed Robotic Birds Pass Bird Version of Turing Test

According to Alan Turing's test for artificial intelligence, an AI can be considered truly intelligent when it has the ability to pass...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - 2:08PM

First Robot Astronaut Gets Lonely Without Human Companion

Can robots truly "feel" emotions? This is a complex question with no easy answer, but an adorable Japanese robot certainly does a good...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 2:26PM

12 Robot Fails Which Will Help You Realize The Future Isn't Here Yet

The field of robotics is advancing at an alarming rate. We have robots on Mars, robots playing music and even robots creating art. But...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 9:52AM

Biobots: Researchers Attempting To Remotely Control Live Moths

Can we remotely control living things? Researchers from North Carolina State University aim to control the movement of moths by...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 10:46AM

Russia Announces Plans For Battle Robots To Guard Missile Silos By 2020

Machinery is not new to the battlefield- the drone controversy in the U.S has been going on for several years. But now Russia has...

satoru
Monday, 18 August 2014 - 3:05PM

Restaurant Has Robots Cook and Deliver Food

The concerns that robots will take over our jobs may not be entirely unfounded. A recently opened restaurant in China now relies...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 August 2014 - 10:56AM

First Robotics Company Joins Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

Their name is sort of hilarious, but their mission is very serious, not to mention valuable. The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 - 5:01PM

Robobees: Robotic Bees May Save America's Food Supplies

Could robotic bees save our crops? Harvard researchers are attempting to build robotic insects the size of pennies in order to solve...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 August 2014 - 4:59PM

Seafaring Robot Tweets Photos As It Hunts Hawaiian Hurricanes

A floating robot is sailing directly into the path of the two Hurricanes that are currently bearing down on the Hawaiian islands, and...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 07 August 2014 - 1:27PM

Robots With X-Ray Vision: Seeing Through Walls Using Wi-Fi

The Superman of robots can now see through walls. Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have built robots with "X-ray vision," but instead...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 - 2:59PM

Will Robots Take Our Jobs by 2025? Tech Experts Are Evenly Split

Are we looking forward to a robot utopia or dystopia by 2025? Technology experts are deeply divided on the issue, as demonstrated by a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 - 12:53PM

Robotic Rock Climbers Could Hunt For Signs of Alien Life on Mars

According to a new paper published in the journal, Astrobiology, an intrepid robotic vehicle that can scale steep cliff faces may be...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 04 August 2014 - 1:07PM

Walk It Off Soldier - Watch As This Robot Learns To Walk With A Broken Leg

If there's one thing that living beings are good at, it's adapting. The same can't normally be said for robots, or at least robots in...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 12:03PM

Plantoids: Amazing Robots That Actually Grow!

European researchers for the Plantoid Project are currently working on building robots with the ability to grow.    [Credit: The...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 3:13PM

Cheerleading Robots Bring Ballpark Atmosphere To Your Cell Phone

Move over cheerleaders, because the Hanwah Eagles' FanBots may be coming for your jobs.   Despite a less than impressive record,...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 1:01PM