Researchers study knife-wielding robots (w/ Video)
World first remote heart operation to be carried out in Leicester using robotic arm
A pioneering world first robotics system operation is to be conducted at Glenfield Hospital Leicester thanks to expertise at the University of Leicester and University Hospitals of Leicester.
Japan eyes 'mind-reading' devices, robots by 2020: report
Japan plans to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought alone and hopes to market them within a decade, the Nikkei daily reported Thursday.
Light-based localisation for robotic systems (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Getting robotic systems to accurately detect both moving and static objects remains an obstacle to building more autonomous robots and more advanced surveillance systems. Innovative technology ...
Online e-expo features more than 100 university robotics labs
Haptic solution for modelling industrial designs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Industrial design modelling, used to make prototypes of home appliances or mock-ups of car parts, could soon make the leap from the world of plaster, plastic and sticky tape into the digital ...
Robot Technology Helping Humans in Daily Activities (w/ Video)
Introducing RoSS, a 'flight simulator' for robotic surgery
A collaboration between the Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has produced one of the world's first simulators ...
Mint robot puts shine on hardwood floors
Evolution Robotics is betting that folks with hardwood or tile floors are craving mechanical maids to keep them beautiful.
Firm unveils X-rated robot (Update)
Roxxxy the sex robot had a coming out party Saturday in Sin City.
Ladder-walking locusts show big brains aren't always best
Scientists have shown for the first time that insects, like mammals, use vision rather than touch to find footholds. They made the discovery thanks to high-speed video cameras - technology the BBC uses to ...
National Robotics Engineering Center Demonstrates the Future of Smart Work
Scientists, lawyers mull effects of home robots
(AP) -- Eric Horvitz illustrates the potential dilemmas of living with robots by telling the story of how he once got stuck in an elevator at Stanford Hospital with a droid the size of a washing machine.
Scientists: Man controlled robotic hand with thoughts
(AP) -- A group of European scientists said Wednesday they have successfully connected a robotic hand to an amputee, allowing him to feel sensations in the artificial limb and control it with his thoughts.