Killer robots that can attack targets without any human input "should not have the power of life and death over human beings," a new draft U.N. report says.
One touch directs a robotic arm to grab objects in a new computer program designed to give people in wheelchairs more independence.
Nijiya Kurota's little hand grips a calligraphy brush dangling above a clean sheet of rice paper. The brush itself is being held dead straight, just as an expert who has spent years learning the art of "shodo"—Japanese ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- A newly installed webcam is giving the public an opportunity to watch technicians assemble and test the next NASA Mars rover, one of the most technologically challenging interplanetary missions ever designed.
NASA said Monday said there is a good chance SpaceX will soon become the first private company to attempt to launch its spacecraft to the International Space Station on an unmanned cargo mission.
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA is going to send a spacecraft to an asteroid and bring back samples to Earth.
Robotic wheelchairs, mechanical arms and humanoid waiters are among the cutting-edge inventions on show at a robotics fair in Japan, a country whose population is ageing rapidly.