As per a recent press release from NASA, "Humanoid robots will be helpful to astronauts on our journey to Mars, so NASA has awarded prototypes to two universities for advanced research and development work."
As it turns out, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) system developed by Japan’s National Institute of Informatics is now smart enough to pass the country's college entrance exam, scoring 511 out of 950 possible points.
According to a new report from The Bank of England, machines may be responsible for the loss of some 80 million American and 15 million British jobs (or 50 percent of each country's workforce) between the next two decades.
If you catch sight of a one-meter-tall robot trundling about your local store anytime, it's probably Tally, a new kind of bot designed to improve your shopping experience by making sure the shelves are always full.
One of MIT's latest creations is a remarkable shape-shifting robot that can quickly transform itself into a range of devices, including a phone, smartband, lamp, ruler, and even a tool for fitness training.
This brave Maryland native is currently undergoing cancer treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, but that's not stopping her from going to class, even if it's not in the most traditional sense.
Scientists at the Imperial College London have developed software that lets a human paint a picture with a robotic arm using just their eyes. There are implications for those who have difficulty controlling their limbs and for multitasking…
Parisians out on a shopping trip may soon bump into Pepper – the robot with emotions – now that it's started working at a retail store in the city. The robot is the work of SoftBank and French robotics firm Aldebaran, and went on sale…
Scientists are now using your favorite feline as inspiration for robotic improvements so that if and when machines do fall (which apparently happens more frequently than you'd think), they're able to do so with the grace of Mr. Whiskers.