Iran has robots: this means war

The Surena 2 walks, bows, and stands on one leg. Sarah Palin says, "You know who else can stand on one leg? Obama, that's who!"

Obama must invade Switzerland for Coffee Robots

The Nesbot, a robot that serves its human masters rich rivers of fine coffee and does not whine about wanting Friday afternoons off, should be protected from Al Qaeda.

Army enlists tentacled 'snakebots'

The US Army is building teams of 'snakebots' to be used on search-and-rescue missions in dangerous areas.

Female robots will blush before killing humans

Researchers at Bielefeld University in Germany have created a robotic head called Flobi that expresses emotions, most of them ticked-off-at-men-looks.

Hospital staffed by robot orderlies

In HG Wells' The Time Machine, the brutish Morlocks live underground, appearing only to service the needs of the beautiful but weedy Eloi.

Mini robots hook up to fly in a swarm

A team at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich has developed intelligent robots that can dock with each other and fly in a swarm.

Robots learn physics to hone football skills

Carnegie Mellon scientists are teaching physics to robots to improve their soccer-playing performance.

Robots party before starting new jobs

There are eleven robots with thumping heads today, one presumes, after the first robot graduation party.

Robots strut their stuff at virtual technology summit

Robotics Trends has announced a star-studded lineup of robots and other cutting-edge technologies to be showcased at an upcoming Virtual Conference & Exposition on June 16, 2010.

'Nanospider' robots could target disease

Researchers have created and programmed robots the size of single molecules that can move independently and even make tiny products themselves.

Japanese scientists design mind-reading robots

Japanese scientists are preparing to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought.