The subject of countless books and movies, humans have always been intrigued by robotic automation.
The concept of a tracking chip has floated around the minds of various legislators, science fiction writers, and even parents for some time.
Stephen Hawking believes humans must colonize additional planets or face mass extinction.
A team of scientists says that habitat evidence shows that Ardipithecus ramidus - claimed last year as the earliest human ancestor - was nothing of the sort.
A team of Japanese scientists have designed a robot that is reportedly capable of accurately laughing and smiling by mimicking human facial expressions.