British researchers create robot that can learn simple words by conversing with humans (w/ Video)
In an attempt to replicate the early experiences of infants, researchers in England have created a robot that can learn simple words in minutes just by having a conversation with a human.
Insect-like flying robots self-recover after crash (w/ Video)
Uncanny Valley robots essay resurfaces 42 years later
BaTboT is up for imitating smart bat maneuvers
Nimbus Lab sends up quadrotors for wireless charging (w/ Video)
MIT researchers devise new means to synchronize a group of robots (w/ Video)
New robot butler "HERB" can microwave your dinner (w/ Video)
Bird-like robot perches on a human hand (w/ Video)
Robot arm at MIT will weave its own web (w/ Video)
Sand Flea robot is set to leap into reconnaissance (w/ video)
New robot 'Cheetah' breaks land-speed record
(PhysOrg.com) -- Up till now researchers at Boston Dynamics have demonstrated four legged robots that appear meant to carry heavy loads as they tromp through and over rough terrain (e.g. Alpha Dog and Petman, LS3). Now it appears they’ve taken a different approach in looking ...
Research group extends capabilities of jamming universal gripper robot arm effector (w/ video)
Airborne robot swarms are making complex moves (w/ video)
Leaping lizards, dinosaurs have a message for robots: Get a tail
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of California, Berkeley, biologists and engineers including undergraduate and graduate students studied how lizards manage to leap successfully even when they slip and stumble, ...