robots

 
Versatile ‘cockroach’ robots to the rescue
Versatile ‘cockroach’ robots to the rescue
Search and rescue missions of the future could be led by a horde of robot cockroaches, with United States researchers developing a mechanical...
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
It is a characteristic of technological development for humans to get machines to do things that they don’t want to, whether it is washing the...
Google robots for the operating theatre
Google robots for the operating theatre
Surgical robots using artifical intelligence technologies are being developed by Google as part of a deal between the tech giant and the healthcare...
Dawn of the planet of machines
Dawn of the planet of machines
The day is coming, we are told, when the world as we know it ends. Somewhere in a laboratory, possibly Silicon Valley in the United States or more...
RoboThespian: The first commercial 'performing robot'
RoboThespian: The first commercial 'performing robot'
You don't have to be paranoid to think there are eyes following you around the Cornwall warehouse that is home to Engineered Arts.
The Epson Robot gets real
The Epson Robot gets real
He's less than a year old, doesn't talk yet and is learning to identify, grasp, sort and move objects around. He's not human, though. "He" is a new...
Care robots get safety regulatons
Care robots get safety regulatons
Robots are already used in manufacturing, the medical field, and even as toys, but recently, a new player has appeared on the scene: the service...
Wits student merges guitar with robot
Wits student merges guitar with robot
What do you get if you cross a guitar with a robot? 
Illuminating the art of recycling
Illuminating the art of recycling
Her creator, designer Philippe Bousquet, says she comes with a pay-off line. It’s more of a question really, intended to take the heat off...
'Conscious' robots on the horizon
'Conscious' robots on the horizon
"I want to create soul," Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University tells me at a dinner hosted by the consul of Japan in Cape Town,...
The new age of making friends
The new age of making friends
For human-computer conversations, 2012 is going to be a great year.
Japanese scientist unveils 'thinking' robot brain
Japanese scientist unveils 'thinking' robot brain
Robots that learn from experience and can solve novel problems -- just like humans -- sound like science fiction.

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