Even the performer doesn't know what will happen when a new form of music is presented on a Wits University theatre stage later this month.
Her name is Marilyn and she's an object --- not necessarily a sex object because, well, she doesn't have the parts.
A professor's life-like creations give lectures on his behalf, play football and somersaults.
This is the year we're going to be able to talk to computers so life-like and responsive that we won't be able to tell them apart from humans.
A "neural network" has been developed for robots that lets them learn how to perform a new task by "thinking" things through -- or googling it.
Japan may build robots to run marathons and preside over weddings, but it has not deployed any of the machines to help repair its crippled reactors.
Winner of Robo Mara Full event in Osaka expected to set world record of around four days.
The second decade of the 21st century will see the rise of a mechanised army that will revolutionise private and public life.
The Dalu Robot restaurant's hotpot meals are not as famous yet as the staff who never lose their patience and never take tips.
Three cyborg lookalikes turned heads on busy Tokyo streets on Monday as they made their way to a robotics conference -- without breaking a sweat.
Robot fish developed by British scientists are to be released into the sea off the north of Spain to detect pollution.
Japanese researchers on Monday showed off a robot that will soon strut her stuff down a Tokyo catwalk.
The world is set to become increasingly reliant on robotic labour, according to researchers, who warn that there could also be some consequences.
David McGoran cradles his baby in his arms. As he looks down into its big, dark eyes, it turns its head towards him and blinks.