German team creates robot ape (w/ Video)
Zurich team develops walking, jumping, balancing, Cubli (w/ Video)
SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)
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.
Will robots take over the world?
Robots can do a lot for us: they can explore space or they can cut our toenails. But do advances in robotics and artificial intelligence hold hidden threats? Three leaders in their fields answer questions ...
iRobot Unveils Morphing Blob Robot (w/ Video)
Jumping robots take clues from nature
Existing Technologies Combine to Make Automated Home
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan), Ymatic Ltd., and Biometrica Systems Asia Co. Ltd. have jointly developed a novel automated home – not with new technology, but ...
Assistive robot adapts to people, new places
In the futuristic cartoon series "The Jetsons," a robotic maid named Rosie whizzed around the Jetsons' home doing household chores--cleaning, cooking dinner and washing dishes.
Robots to do household work in S. Korea
Approximately 1,000 families in Seoul will use remote-controlled robots to perform household chores this fall, the Korea Times reports.
Kilobots - tiny, collaborative robots - are leaving the nest (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Kilobots are coming. Computer scientists and engineers at Harvard University have developed and licensed technology that will make it easy to test collective algorithms on hundreds, or ...
South Korea creates female android
South Korean scientists say they have created the world's second android -- a female named EveR-1.
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.