Robots

Find out everything there is to know about robots and stay updated on the latest robots and inventions with the comprehensive articles and interactive features. Learn more about man's innovative creations as people and scientists continue to invent and interact with robots.
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'Rise of the Machines' is Not a Likely Future (Op-Ed)
Robots from Terminator movie
January 28th, 2015
The reports of a robot uprising have been greatly exaggerated.
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Move Over, Siri! New Software Could Make Better Personal Assistants
A woman holds a smartphone displaying a map inside a car.
January 21st, 2015
A new software program combines your schedule and preferences with the best route to get you where you need to go.
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Germ-Zapping Robot Could Fight Ebola and Other Deadly Viruses
The robot in action.
November 11th, 2014
A new germ-zapping robot could help stop the spread of deadly viruses, like Ebola, in hospitals and other health care facilities in the United States.
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DARPA Overhauls 'Atlas' Robot Ahead of Competition This Summer
The DARPA Atlas robot.
January 27th, 2015
What do you call a robot that can drive a car, break down walls and scale buildings? Hint: It's not "the Terminator."
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Flying Machines? 5 Da Vinci Designs That Were Ahead of Their Time
Da Vinci's flying machine.
December 19th, 2014
From humanoid robots to machine guns, here are five da Vinci inventions that were truly before their time.
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'Muscles' Triggered by Electricity Could Power Tiny Robots
Particle Chains
November 10th, 2014
Tiny electrically activated "muscles" could one day give rise to microscopic robots that are smaller than a grain of sand, researchers say.
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'Smart' Robot Could Help Rescue Disaster Victims
The new algorithm distinguishes between human bodies and debris.
October 27th, 2014
A new robotic tool could help rescue workers locate victims of disasters and other emergencies before venturing into collapsed buildings or other potentially dangerous places.
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Is the Personal Robot Finally Here?
Robotbase robot
January 22nd, 2015
She's your personal assistant, your photographer, your butler and your home security guard — and she's a robot.
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Robot Swarm! NYC Exhibit Uses Bots to Teach Math
MoMath's new robots.
December 12th, 2014
A new interactive exhibit in New York City teaches kids and adults alike about the mathematical order of the natural world in an unconventional way: with dozens of swarming robots.
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