PETMAN robot to closely simulate soldiers (w/ Video)
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.
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. ...
Boston Dynamics shows off latest abilities of AlphaDog (w/ Video)
iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures)
Salamandra robotica II, the only robot able to swim, crawl and walk (w/ video)
Salamandra robotica II is a last generation amphibious robot developed by the Biorobotics Laboratory at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). It is the guest of honor at the booth of Syrobo, ...
PETMAN stress-tests clothes for hazardous environments (w/ video)
Exaggerated gait allows limbless R2G2 robot to move quickly in confined spaces, rough terrain (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Snakes usually travel by bending their bodies in the familiar S-pattern. But when they're stalking prey, snakes can move in a straight line by expanding and contracting their bodies. This "rectilinear ...