An unsupported bipedal robot at the University of Michigan can now walk down steep slopes, through a thin layer of snow, and over uneven and unstable ground.
By minimizing the acceleration of industrial robots, energy consumption can be reduced by up to 40 percent – while retaining the given production time. This is the result of a new optimization algorithm that was developed ...
They are all shapes and sizes, with all numbers of legs. They can put out fires on ships, shimmy up construction sites to do dangerous inspections, safely traverse battlefields and enter power plants to plug radiation leaks.
Technology allowing a pre-programmed robot to shoot to kill, or a tank to fire at a target with no human involvement, is only years away, experts say. A new report called Monday for a ban on such "killer robots."
Gone are the days when archaeology was just a whole load of sand, dust and bones. These days the real explorers are all about the robotics.
A new wall-climbing drone can approach any type of structure by flying and sticking to the target and utitlizing a pose change and perching mechanism.
Canada committed Tuesday to flying two astronauts to space within the next decade as part of its renewed participation with the International Space Station program.
Can you imagine being in front of an android and a human and not able to identify which one is real? Mexican researcher David Silvera-Tawil discovered, after conducting a study in Australia, that exposure to Geminoids robots ...
If Hollywood is to be believed, there are two kinds of robots, the friendly and helpful BB-8s, and the sinister and deadly T-1000s. Few would suggest that "Star Wars: the Force Awakens" or "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" are ...
A 3D-printed teddy bear can have a stiff head, a pliable tummy and bendable arms, even though all of it is made of the same relatively stiff material, using a new method developed by Disney Research.