Not actually ready for space, though--yet.
Humans regularly lose their lives rushing into disaster zones. Now engineers are racing to build
robots that can take their place.
Okay, we know we're a little late on this, but that's because there was so much amazing stuff to sift through!
A project spanning robotics, computer science, developmental psychology, and machine learning aims to figure out how one-year-olds learn to interact with the world.
A buddy that makes playlists for you.
The creator of this humanoid from a 1953 issue of Popular Science hoped robots could one day handle radioactive material and mix explosives.
Based on the biology of the cockroach, VELOCIRoACH is the fastest robot of its size in the world.
The better, stronger, faster, 15th-anniversary edition robotics kit
Larry the humanoid vomiting simulator is not the most glamorous robot we've covered.
General Motors reprograms robots to put a toy car in a wrapped box. Unionize, elves, before it's too late!
DARPA's menacing military machine gains some new tricks.
Individual "droplets" can join together and become something larger than themselves.
The computing giant's annual list of technology predictions for the next five years foresee computers that can taste, see, smell, hear, and touch.
University of Pittsburgh researchers have allowed a paralyzed woman to pick up and reorient objects--and even feed herself--by controlling a robotic arm with her thoughts.