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.
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich say they've moved closer to the development of self-aware robots by giving them sensitive skin.
A robot and a drone have failed to complete their respective missions to inspect and measure contamination levels in Japan's hard-hit Fukushima nuclear plant which was damaged by a devastating tsunami in March.
Refueling your spaceship at the local robot gas station may not just be a piece of science fiction movies anymore.
Who needs a major celebrity to throw the first pitch at a baseball game when you can get a robot to do it? Well, that’s exactly what the Phillies thought as the "PhillieBot" threw the pitch at the first Brewers-Phillies game of the season.
In Stock and Trade, our latest genre fiction feature series, we’re looking at fictional corporations. Today, we’re featuring U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have enlisted a specialized "Nao" robot to help teach autistic children.
It’s hard to make a robotic pile of nuts and bolts move in a realistic or human way.
Have you ever wondered what a robotic clone would look and feel like? Well, meet Geminoid DK, the robot of nightmares for Automatonophics throughout the galaxy.
Boston Dynamics is working on two new robots for DARPA - one agile humanoid and one designed to outpace the fastest human runners.