Japan child robot mimicks infant learning
The creators of the Child-robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2, say it's slowly developing social skills by interacting with humans and watching their facial expressions, mimicking a mother-baby relationship.
Airborne robot swarms are making complex moves (w/ video)
Robot scientist becomes first machine to discover new scientific knowledge
Scientists have created a Robot Scientist which the researchers believe is the first machine to have independently discovered new scientific knowledge. The robot, called Adam, is a computer system that fully automates the ...
When robots learn social skills
Learning to communicate and adapting our behaviour to the information we receive has been fundamental to human evolution. If machines could do the same the intelligent talking robots of science fiction could ...
Robot Salamander May Give Evolution Clues
A group of European researchers has developed a spinal cord model of the salamander and implemented it in a novel amphibious salamander-like robot. The robot changes its speed and gait in response to simple ...
Robots manipulating animal behaviour
A pet dog sits on command, but nobody expects an insect to follow human instructions. So it may come as a surprise to learn that researchers recently succeeded in controlling cockroaches with tiny mobile robots. ...
Robotic Hand That Senses Touch (w/ Video)
Makers of infamous BigDog robot unveil human version - PETMAN (w/ video)
Robots are becoming part of everyday life
The advent of robots is no longer an idea of science fiction, but is quickly becoming an intrinsic part of our daily lives.
Researchers Hope to Mass-Produce Tiny Robots
Cyborg-walkers stride toward Japan's robotics future
Three Japanese cyborg look-alikes turned heads on busy Tokyo streets and subway trains Monday as they made their way to a robotics conference on a hot summer's day -- without breaking a sweat.