In 1939, a Russian engineer proposed a "flying submarine"—a vehicle that can seamlessly transition from air to water and back again. While it may sound like something out of a James Bond film, engineers have been trying ...
The Star Wars films raise lots of pressing questions. "Why is there sound in space?" "How did George Lucas lose his way?" And, of course, "Did Han shoot first?" (that's an easy one).
A ping pong playing robot, a flying origami bird and a mirror that some might find a little too honest for comfort were on display at a huge tech show in Japan on Wednesday.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for using chains of magnetic nanoparticles to manipulate elastic polymers in three dimensions, which could be used to remotely control new "soft ...
In China's factories, the robots are rising.
The world must act quickly to avert a future in which autonomous robots with artificial intelligence roam the battlefields killing humans, scientists and arms experts warned at an elite gathering in the Swiss Alps.
When you hire new workers you might sit them down to watch an instructional video on how to do the job. What happens when you buy a new robot?
Researchers from Sheffield Robotics have applied a novel method of automatically programming and controlling a swarm of up to 600 robots to complete a specified set of tasks simultaneously.
Our fear and disgust that cockroaches can quickly squeeze through the tiniest cracks are well justified, say University of California, Berkeley scientists.