Socially-assistive robots help kids with autism learn by providing personalized prompts
This week, a team of researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering will share results from a pilot study on the effects of using humanoid robots to help children with autism practice imitation behavior ...
Cyborg-walkers stride toward Japan's robotics future
Three Japanese cyborg look-alikes turned heads on busy Tokyo streets and subway trains Monday as they made their way to a robotics conference on a hot summer's day -- without breaking a sweat.
Brainless bristlebots found to exhibit swarming behavior
PETMAN robot to closely simulate soldiers (w/ Video)
Control system from iRobot aims to simplify robot operations
Japan's Hitachi unveils joking robot
Japanese scientists unveiled a robot with a sense of humour Tuesday, and claimed it was capable of knowing when its jokes had fallen flat.
Japan scientist makes 'Avatar' robot
A Japanese-developed robot that mimics the movements of its human controller is bringing the Hollywood blockbuster "Avatar" one step closer to reality.
Robot lab's snake, copter combo rethinks search and rescue (w/ Video)
Researchers study how to use mind-controlled robots in manufacturing, medicine (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Worried that machines will someday control the human race? If so, relax.
Robot Boris learning to load a dishwasher (w/ Video)
Startup has a way to put brains in DIY robots
For robust robots, let them be babies first (w/ Video)
Want to build a really tough robot? Forget about Terminator. Instead, watch a tadpole turn into a frog.
Robots climb up the wall (w/ Video)
RoboClam: Robot inspired by the razor clam's amazing digging powers
Warning: Don't try and stick this clam in your chowder. Scientists have built a robotic clam that isn't edible but could be incredibly useful, because it easily outperforms other commercial digging devices. ...