3.253 seconds: Robot solves Rubik's Cube in record time at Birmingham fair (w/ video)
Japan's IBIS keyhole surgery robot demonstrated (w/ Video)
Curiosity rover collects first Martian bedrock sample
(Phys.org)—NASA's Curiosity rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to bore into a flat, veiny rock on Mars and collect a sample from its interior. This is the ...
LuminAR bulb lights path to augmented reality (w/ video)
Robot Rebuilt gets a grip on wine-serving robot (w/ video)
Mars soil sample delivered for analysis inside rover
(Phys.org)—NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has ingested its first solid sample into an analytical instrument inside the rover, a capability at the core of the two-year mission.
Curiosity rover stretches its arm for first time
(Phys.org) -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity flexed its robotic arm today for the first time since before launch in November 2011.
Dragon arrives at space station in historic 1st (Update 2)
The privately bankrolled Dragon capsule made a historic arrival at the International Space Station on Friday, triumphantly captured by astronauts wielding a giant robot arm.
Robot arm at MIT will weave its own web (w/ Video)
Robotic arm shaped like an elephant's trunk (w/ Video)
Robotic arm simulates driving a Ferrari (w/ Video)
Octopus arm inspires future surgical tool
A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.
NASA and Houston hospital work on spacesuit issue
The empty spacesuit that sat on the operating table in a lab at Houston Methodist Hospital's research institute made for an unusual patient.
Astrobiology acupuncture: Collecting data from non-planar surfaces
A team of researchers supported in part by the NASA Astrobiology Program has turned to acupuncture in order to study samples from rough and uneven surfaces, such as rocks and meteorites. Using the technique, ...