You're a loose cannon, RoboCop. Hand in your gun and badge and robot arms.
A peek inside the university's fluid dynamics lab, where researchers re-imagine flying machines
Getting closer to lifelike
So we're good! Nothing to worry about here. Move along.
Forget pumping yer own gas--let the robots do the work.
According to a source who has participated in the Pentagon-funded DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), Google is pulling its team from the competition.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory tested its G-FOLD divert algorithm experimental landing system aboard the Masten rocket in Sept. 2013. This algorithm allows the rocket to autonomously select an alternate landing site.
Be all the cyberman you can be.
The quiet life of a farmer is under assault, and has been for quite some time.
After a 10-year journey, Europe's Rosetta spacecraft is due to end its hibernation on Monday and prepare for an unprecedented mission to orbit a comet and dispatch a lander to the surface.
What kind of robots does an animator / jazz musician / roboticist make? Playful, reactive, curious ones. Guy Hoffman shows demo film of his family of unusual robots -- including two musical bots that like to jam with humans.
Who wouldn't want to slip into Iron Man's armor or try out the gigantic Jaegers that saved the world in the movie Pacific Rim?
Well, they've finally gone and done it, folks. Scientists have doomed us all. In one fell swoop, a small team of think-for-yourselfers based in the European Union (EU) has given robots all the tools they need to rise up and crush humanity.
To create one of those 3-D holographic images, you record how countless beams of light bounce off an object and then you store these little bits of information across a vast database.
Back in 2010, we first heard about a clever device known as the robotic universal jamming gripper. With its business end composed of a party balloon filled with coffee grounds, it could form a secure grip around objects of varying sizes and shapes.
NASA entered two custom-built robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC): Valkyrie and RoboSimian.
The technology is getting there, but the law is the real obstacle.
What if, in a few years from now, human surgeons were only needed for the most delicate operations, leaving more common tasks to robots?
Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects:
Last month, the US Pentagon pulled out its crystal ball and released a report that presents a blueprint of what it sees as the future of military robots over the next quarter of a century.
The commercial spaceflight company Golden Spike – which aims fly private missions to the moon by 2020 – has teamed up with the New York-based firm Honeybee Robotics to design robotic rovers for the planned lunar expeditions.
A spinal cord injury can sever the communication between your brain and your body, leading to paralysis. Fresh from his lab, Grégoire Courtine shows a new method -- combining drugs, electrical stimulation and a robot --
Doug Turnbull, a hard-science fiction writer whose majority of books, novellas and short stories confront problems faced by early settlers of other worlds, contributed this article to SPACE.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
Military drones set to get stronger chemical weapons and could soon make their OWN decisions during missions
Bitcoins, Quantum Computers, and Robot Dinosaurs: WIRED’s Top Business Stories of the Year
Follow robotics closely enough, and every year seems like a big year.
All Google wants for Christmas is a bunch of scary ass robots.
Robot lawnmowers - more time to relax?
A robot developed by a Japanese start-up recently acquired by Google is the winner of a two-day competition hosted by the Pentagon's research unit Darpa.
American scientists have developed a robotic muscle 1,000 times more powerful than a human’s – using a revolutionary material that fluidly changes its properties.