Meet the robot dancer and the mechanical portrait artist

They hope to use lessons from animals, plants and even bacteria to make robotsmore able to operate in the real world alongside humans.One example is iCub, a humanoid robot that can wake at a human touch, canappear to watch their movements intently and even perform dance likemovements with ...

iCub robot learns language like baby

A team working with the iCub humanoid robot says it can now understand what is being said to it and even anticipate the end of a sentence.

Robot baby learns first words

The best way for robots to learn language could be the same way small children do - through interaction with adults.