Your next Angry Birds opponent could be a robot
With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. The Georgia Institute of Technology ...
Communication channel between cells and machines paves way toward bio-hybrid robots
Robotic hand nearly identical to a human one (w/ Video)
WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk
COMAN: Researchers build first fully-limbed passive compliant robot (w/ video)
Robot does standup for London audience (w/ Video)
Spandex manufacturer makes elastic electrical cable (w/ video)
Geminoid DK: An ultra-realistic android announced (w/ Video)
Introducing Japan’s new singing robot (w/ Video)
Montpellier team turns tables on robot-human interactions (w/ video)
Artificial muscle made of fishing line is 100 times stronger than yours
By taking simple sewing thread and fishing wire and giving it a twist, scientists have created artificial muscle that's 100 times stronger than human or animal sinew. The invention, described in the journal Science, could ...
Walking robots: it's all in the hips, say Japan researchers
Robot researchers in Japan have proved what entertainers from Elvis Presley to Miley Cyrus knew all along: the secret is in the hips.
The iCub robot learns archery
Japan's Honda unveils futuristic unicyle (w/ Video)
It looks a bit like a plastic figure of eight, and its Japanese designers say it could revolutionise the way we get around, in total comfort and without breaking a sweat.