Human divers - and dolphins - could have a reprieve from searching out mines attached to ships' hulls, thanks to a new algorithm from MIT.
The trouble with robots, says DARPA, is that no matter how good they are, they have an annoying tendency to run out of juice. It's no good carrying heavy equipment halfway to where it's needed; even worse is a robot that gets halfway though disarming a roadside bomb.
Park Pictures has released the first trailer for its upcoming science fiction comedy, Robot and Frank.
A team of independent filmmakers known as The Bandito Brothers recently made a name for themselves in Hollywood and beyond with the production of Act of Valor.
Researchers at the University of Southern California have demonstrated that a specially designed robot is capable of outperforming humans in identifying a wide range of natural materials.
The aging action-star-turned-governor-turned action-star Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced that he will be reprising the role of the futuristic assassin-bot in at least one more film.
James Cameron - of Avatar and Titanic fame - is helping to create a new robot fighting show for the Discovery Channel.
MIT researchers are working to develop a desktop technology allowing people to design, customize and print a specialized robot on demand.
Engineers have built a robotic jellyfish, fueled by hydrogen, which they say could be used in underwater rescue missions.
The US Navy's opened a new research lab that will become the hub for autonomous systems research.
I'm fairly certain most of you have seen James Cameron's Avatar or Surrogates starring Bruce Willis.
Harvard engineers have developed a way to create swarms of 'pop-up' robots to be printed out by the sheet.
Swarms of spherical robots equipped with biogeochemical sensors could soon be cruising the oceans on study missions.
A new robot designed to search out trapped miners in the event of an accident can navigate through 18 inches of water, crawl over boulders and rubble piles, and move in ahead of rescuers to evaluate dangerous environments.
A group of robots dubbed a Swarmanoid has won the video award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) for its Mission Impossible-style demonstration of, um, taking a book from a shelf.
The Navy is stepping up its development of unmanned vehicles designed to patrol the high seas.
Nowadays it seems like robots can almost do anything from driving a car to playing soccer, but one thing they can't do is, well, understand love. Well, at least until now.
If you thought little Android helpers only came in the form of green robots, think again.
Watch out gas station attendants, NASA is now experimenting with a Robotic Refueling Mission experiment that will provide refueling and minor repairs to spacecraft already in orbit.
Why watch real people exert energy playing sports when you can just watch robots do it!? Well, that is the general idea behind the Robot World Cup, or RoboCup, held in Istanbul, Turkey.