The use of cheap, miniature “everyman” drones needs to be banned by international treaties before such devices fall into the hands of private users including terrorists, the head of Google has said.
We're just about a month away from the retail launch of the Leap Motion gesture interface device and while existing videos of the device still amaze, the hacks just keep on coming.
We've seen robots that can walk, run, and even stabilize themselves when met with difficult terrain.
A Pentagon-funded team of scientists have constructed a machine that functions like a human brain and would enable robots to think independently and act autonomously.
Can a married person ethically use a sex robot? Is that cheating? And more questions answered by today's best poll (about people having sex with robots).
Experts gathered this week at Stanford’s Law School to discuss the robot revolution.
Trends spotted at the 2013 Sea-Air-Space Exposition
The next big thing in drones? Bigger drones.
Your smartphone may feel like a friend -- but a true friend would give you a smile once in a while.
One entry to an international design competition imagines a way to turn impromptu meals into standard recipes.
Capable of sensing people over a large area, this radar can find and track people hiding in the desert.
No matter how silent or deep you run, enemy submariners, the Pentagon’s mad scientists say they’re getting better at finding you.
Japanese bakeries are known for their myriad types of bread—sweet bean bun, tuna cheese bread, custard pastry—and lots of them look alike.
Super-light, flapping-wing flight in any direction
The drones flew above a volcano's crater and into its toxic plume.
This five-and-a-half-foot robot jellyfish could be the future of Navy underwater surveillance. Seriously. Maybe. Certainly, if a team of engineers from Virginia Tech gets its way.
The mainstream media is now so glib, unquestioning and intellectually castrated that robo-reporters could soon replace real journalists – without anyone noticing.
Just stay away from our necks, snake 'bot.
By studying how legged animals move across loose ground, like sand or gravel, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology were able to design a small robot that can run across these squishy, grainy surfaces with optimal efficiency.
Happy March Madness! Love, us.
Unless an asteroid or deadly pandemic wipes us out first, the force we are most afraid will rob us of our place as rulers of Earth is robots.
It can climb ladders, open doors, and it's coming to rescue you.
One differentiator that’s always separated humans from robots is our ability to touch and feel, but advances in haptic technology are rapidly closing the mechanical gap
A year ago, Greg Holloway set out to build an ocean drone, based on the tiny Raspberry Pi $35 computer.
One of the best prosthetic hands we've seen.
How do you define a drone? What's the difference between an RQ-9 Reaper and a quadrotor? Your pressing drone questions, answered.
Bartenders beware: A robotic drink-dispensing rig is aiming to steal your customers while pouring cocktail creations at the push of a touchscreen button. Its creators call it Bartendro.
In what is sure to be only the beginning of human vs. robot confrontations, a surveillance robot belonging to the police was recently shot after a six-hour standoff with a 62-year-old heavily inebriated man.
The FDA looks into the safety of the da Vinci system in light of increased adverse incidents.
BigDog handles heavy objects. The goal is to use the strength of the legs and torso to help power motions of the arm.