According to a Stanford study, humans experience physiological arousal when touching robot body parts. When participants were asked to touch the robots' eyes and buttocks, they tapped into social norms in order to understand how…
We've always assumed that robots derive their marching orders from us humans and our programming skills, but sometimes, we're just unnecessary. Such is the case, at least, with the minuscule autonomous robots used to repair broken circuits
Despite publishing several viral videos of its robotics progress to YouTube, innovative tech company Boston Dynamics is currently being shopped by Google who cited a lack of a marketable product as reason for the sale.
The majority of Americans expect robots and computers to take much of the work presently done by humans, according to new results from a Pew Research Center. However, this threat takes a backseat to poor management and lower-cost workers.
Mobile World Congress isn't just about phones, tablets, wearables, and the like. As one of the premiere tech events of the year, the show is also host to a broad range of other technologies -- and this year, we saw more robots roaming…
Boston Dynamics' new ATLAS robot can squat, pick up boxes, and get up after falling down, all thanks to an updated system of sensors and circuitry. The smaller size of this robot is also closer to an average human height and…
A team of researchers at the University of Zurich just announced that they've developed a drone software that's capable of identifying and following man-made trails. They intend to use it in the future to help find lost hikers.
If recent reports about robots are to be believed, we humans are in quite the pickle. From killer robots to AI-dominated workforces, the outlook for homo sapiens looks to be pretty grim. But do we really have anything to worry about?
A "Fourth Industrial Revolution," characterized by unprecedented "developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing, and biotechnology," may soon be upon us, replacing five million jobs by 2020.
With the Megabot battle between the U.S. and Japan getting everyone excited for brawling bots once again, the BBC has announced that it has commissioned a new series of the classic BBC series, Robot Wars.
MIT thinks the answer to dish washing may lie in robots, which is precisely why a team of scientists at the renowned institution is looking to teach an automaton how to clean up after you in the kitchen.