Meet Jibo: The World's First Social Robot

Meet Jibo, the newest creation of famed MIT roboticist Cynthia Breazeal.       Designed as an interactive companion and...

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 10:18AM

In the Robotic Revolution, Gender Equality May Take a Hit

There has long been public anxiety about robots rendering certain jobs obsolete, but it turns out women might have more to worry...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 - 3:06PM

Phase Changing, Self-Healing Material Could Make T-1000 a Reality

MIT engineers may have discovered a way to build a T-1000. The team, led by mechanical engineering professor Anette Hosoi, developed...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 14 July 2014 - 11:05AM

The Robot World Cup Kicks Off in Brazil This Week

If you're struggling with post-World Cup depression on this gloomy Monday, don't fret because the Robot World Cup is here to put a...

Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 1:51PM

Robots May Be The Future Of Dance Cinematography

Ballet and robotics have come together in the most beautiful way imaginable.   Although they might seem like quite the...

Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 10:26AM

Japanese Engineers To Build A Real-Life 18 Meter Gundam Robot

Tokyo- Earlier today, a team of Japanese Animators and Robotic Engineers announced their plans to build an 18 meter moving Gundam...

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 1:42PM

British Minister Says Robots Will Take Over White-Collar Jobs First

David Willetts, British Minister of University and Science, claims that "robots will take over middle-class professions" before manual...

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 - 10:05AM

NASA Sends Google Smartphones to ISS to Assist Floating SPHERES Robots

By the end of the week, a batch of Google Smartphones equipped with state-of-the-art sensing technology will reach the International...

Monday, 07 July 2014 - 4:27PM

Real-Life Transformer Will Be Big Enough to Juggle Cars

A former NASA engineer is hard at work creating a 70-foot-tall apocalypse robot that will juggle Volkswagon Beetles. The slightly...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 - 1:07PM

Why Do Humans Find Life-like Androids So Creepy?

Hiroshi Ishiguro, the Japanese robotics expert who released two of the worlds most photorealistic and life-like androids ever earlier...

Friday, 27 June 2014 - 4:18PM

Astronomer Claims the Adorable Alien in Earth to Echo May Be Realistic

Earth to Echo, the upcoming film about a group of children who befriend a tiny, owl-like alien robot, may have a relatively realistic...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 June 2014 - 3:05PM

Intel Unveils Jimmy, A Robot You Can 3D Print At Home

Yesterday, at the Annual Intel Future Showcase in New York City, Intel Researchers introduced their 'Jimmy' robot prototype. The...

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - 5:06PM

All Aboard! Ants Go to Space for Study to Improve Robotics

A crew of ants kept the astronauts on the International Space Station company as part of the cutely-named Ants in Space CSI-06...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - 10:40AM

Meet Bob, Europe's First Robotic Security Guard

Meet Bob, Birmingham University's new security guard robot who has been working alongside security guards at a firm in Twekesbury for...

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 10:36AM

Hospitals Enlist R2D2 to Kill Germs

Hospital-acquired infections threaten 1.7 million Americans per year, and kill 99,000 hospital patients. But now, an adorable robot...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 1:16PM

NASA's Upcoming Centennial Challenge

This coming Wednesday, NASA will be launching its third three-day-long annual Sample Return Robot Challenge at the...

Monday, 09 June 2014 - 1:22PM

Robot Brings Concrete Form to Light Painting

Usually, the technique of light painting involves creative freehand designed created from a moving point of light. These designed are...

Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 12:23PM

Artificial Intelligence Named Pepper Can Read Human Emotions

Japanese company Softbank has unveiled Pepper, a robot that can purportedly read human emotions.   The robot has an "emotional...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 9:50AM

Robot Sperm May Be Able to Fertilize Human Eggs

Engineers have built a sperm-like robot that may one day be able to fertilize human eggs.    The design has a metal-coated head,...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 1:37PM

Flying Robots Have Formed The Rock Band Of The Future

Feeling disillusioned with today's pop stars? Fed up with the antics of Cyrus and Bieber? Well, this collective of six flying robotic...

Kieran Dickson
Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 8:46AM