Tabletop robot UR3 can be worker's third-hand helper
ATRIAS prepares for live demo at robotics challenge (w/ Video)
Teaching programming to preschoolers with sticker-based system
Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory are developing a system that enables young children to program interactive robots by affixing stickers to laminated sheets of paper.
Pleurobot is salamander-like robot with lifelike motion
Engineering a robot that assists in direct nursing care
Scientists from RIKEN and Sumitomo Riko Company Limited have developed a new experimental nursing care robot, ROBEAR, which is capable of performing tasks such as lifting a patient from a bed into a wheelchair ...
Can an LED-filled "robot garden" make coding more accessible?
Here's one way to get kids excited about programming: a "robot garden" with dozens of fast-changing LED lights and more than 100 origami robots that can crawl, swim, and blossom like flowers.
NASA unveils possible submarine design for exploring liquid methane seas on Titan (w/ Video)
Researchers create Soybots, mobile micro-garden, to be on the go
Purdue University professors designed a robotic platform allowing indoor plants to search for light to sustain nourishment.
Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.
Researchers develop prototype of a robotic system with emotion and memory (w/ Video)
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have developed a prototype of a social robot which supports independent living for the elderly, working in partnership with their relatives or carers.
Octopus robot makes waves with ultra-fast propulsion
Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration never before seen in man-made underwater vehicles.
New algorithms allow autonomous systems to deal with uncertainty
People typically consider doing the laundry to be a boring chore. But laundry is far from boring for artificial intelligence (AI) researchers like Siddharth Srivastava, a scientist at the United Technologies ...
Navy unveils firefighting robot prototype at tech expo (w/ Video)
Scientists unveiled a firefighting robot prototype Feb. 4 at the Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO, revealing details about its successful demonstrations last fall aboard the USS Shadwell, a decommissioned ...
Japan to sell talking robots that won't try to make sense (Update)
The scientist behind a new talking robot in Japan says people should stop expecting robots to understand them, and instead try to chime in with robotic conversations.