Robot-building "genius" Dr. David Hanson will unveil the world's most lifelike humanoid robot at the GF2045 conference in June. Here, he gives us his insights on the future of robotics, and how they could change civilization as we know it.
Tech journalists and developers like alcohol as much as the next guy, but we like it even more when it comes from a robot bartender we can control with a smartphone app. At least that's how we're drinking at Google I/O.
Science may not have managed to create a real-life Spider-Man just yet, but it's working on the next best thing: A robot that can climb up walls simply by heating and cooling its meltible adhesive feet.
Artificial intelligence may not mean much to you at first, but if you were exposed to a video of a robot getting abused, chances are you may actually empathize with the poor thing.
Italian researchers have decided to end this IKEA furniture building misery by enlisting the help of a robot assistant that can learn how to help without pre-programming needed movements.
NASA has an abundance of strange and wonderful ideas and missions. Its latest plan will send a robot spaceship into deep space to lasso an asteroid and drag it back for exploration.
Scientists in New Jersey have created a number of robots that act (and learn from each other) as if they were members of a cybernetic ant colony. It's a smart approach to robotics, but also seems us fearing that they may soon learn too much.
When you think of robots on Twitter, you think of spambots. But Twitter and its users can benefit from automated accounts - believe it or not.
Cleaning windows suck. Who wants to keep their arms raised and swipe back and forth for an hour? If you have a home full of windows, the Spider-Man-esque Winbot may be what you're looking for.
Here's a dress ideal for those who'd like a little more space when travelling on a packed subway train or bus.
Director Guillermo del Toro's latest, Pacific Rim, features an AI that sounds suspiciously similar to GLaDOS, the malevolent star of Valve Software's Portal series. According to del Toro, this is all by design.
Robots have always been awesome, but opportunities to own one have been few and far between. In 1991, a little robot pal came a long and changed all that.
A woman paralyzed from the neck down has surprised researchers in Pittsburgh with her skillful use of a mind-controlled robotic arm.
You can carry the collective knowledge of humanity in your pocket with a smartphone, but domestic robots remain nearly as far-flung as they seemed decades ago. What happened?