DARPA's two-armed robot handles tools at less cost
Swimming-pool ships make waves in modular robotics (w/ Video)
Robot buddy to keep Japan astronaut company
A small humanoid robot that can talk will be sent into space to provide conversational company for a Japanese astronaut on a six-month mission, according to new plans.
Developing a robot that can go where humans fear to tread
It sounds like a science fiction scenario: a nuclear reactor is racing toward meltdown, and someone needs to close a valve to stop cooling water from leaking out of the reactor. Unfortunately, radiation levels ...
Two Carnegie Mellon teams get nod to compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge
Roboticists at Carnegie Mellon University will field two teams in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge, a competition in which robots will perform complex, physically challenging tasks ...
Research team teaching robots to respond in disaster emergencies
How do you teach a robot to get into vehicle and drive it? Three University of Delaware professors plan to figure it out by the end of next year.
DARPA to invest in iRobot's inflatable robot arm
Robot Road Run: Racing robots game inspired by EU robotic project arrives as iPhone app
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have launched a fun new smartphone app that lets users interact with and control their own emotional pet robot, using ideas taken from a recent European robotics research project ...
DARPA issues robot challenge to clothing imports
MIT scientists launch personalized robot project
Imagine going to a local store, picking out a design for a robot to help with some household chores, and having the device built within a matter of hours.
NRL tests robotic fueling of unmanned surface vessels
Engineers from the NRL Spacecraft Engineering Department (SED) successfully demonstrate the robotic fluids transfer from a stationary platform to an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) in wave heights greater than ...
Engineering research brings seven adult-sized humanoid robots together for first time in US
Seven adult-sized humanoid robots took the stage during Drexel University's celebration of National Engineers Week, in a first-of-its-kind assembly of robotic technology. A showcase event on Feb. 20 introduced all seven of ...