The humble Lego could become the building block of some serious advancement in robotics.
"Just building something huge and sticking guns on it... It's super American."
The real-life Iron Man is teaching robots ethics and establishing "meaningful human control."
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Watch out bricklayers, this robot could be coming for your jobs.
Science and science fiction alike have often used human beings as the basis for robot design and advancement. From the humanoid...
Pepper can not only read emotions, but has "evolved" to have emotions of its own.
The RealDoll, created by Matt McMullen in 1996, allows customers to order custom-made sex dolls that can be modified for hair color,...
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A funny video shows robots using their whole "bodies" to push large objects.
MIT's "cheetah" robot becomes the first robot to jump over hurdles on its own.
This tractor beam-like robot analyzes fruit flies so humans don't have to.
Professor Yuval Noah Harari believes that cyborgism is the next stage of human evolution.
From Ultron to the Cybermen, sci-fi tells us that "ethical robots" could easily decide to eliminate humanity for the greater good.
An Oxford neuroscientist and AI expert discusses how close engineers are to "artificial consciousness."
Tiny robots called "MicroTugs" can pull objects many orders of magnitude greater than their own weight.
Find out how science fiction has predicted some remarkable advancements in the field of bioengineering.
A NASA-funded program aims to build spaceships in space using spider-like robots, which could eventually build us a new space-bound...
Google patents methods for building robots with "personalities," or robots that can tailor their interactions with humans according to...
MIT's Cynthia Breazeal is the pioneer of "social robotics," a field of research which attempts to give robots social graces.