Six-legged 'snake monster' is first of new breed of reconfigurable modular robots (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Carnegie Mellon University's latest robot is called Snake Monster, however, with six legs, it looks more like an insect than a snake. But it really doesn't matter what you call it, says its inventor, ...
DARPA sets aside $7 million for 'Avatar' robot pals in battle
SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)
A robot that runs like a cat (w/ Video)
Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's 4-legged 'cheetah-cub robot' has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.
Swimming-pool ships make waves in modular robotics (w/ Video)
Kinect@Home crowdsources for 3-D models
Squirrels and birds inspire researchers to create deceptive robots (w/ video)
Using deceptive behavioral patterns of squirrels and birds, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed robots that are able to deceive each other. The research is funded by the Office ...
Boston Dynamics: Atlas shows balance; WildCat sprints untethered (w/ Video)
Pentagon scientists show off life-size Atlas robot
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers.
DARPA's two-armed robot handles tools at less cost
Aging ISS a space lab of 'unlimited' opportunity
It may be 350 kilometers (215 miles) above Earth and a place that only a privileged few will ever visit, but the International Space Station is crucial to advances in science, health and technology, experts ...
Zurich AI team plans March delivery for humanoid Roboy (w/ Video)
DARPA robotic hand prototype shows advanced moves (w/ video)
Knowing the unknown: Researchers work to build robots' awareness of their own limitations
Robot butlers that tidy your house or cook you a meal have long been the dream of science-fiction writers and artificial intelligence researchers alike.