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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Robot 'Army' Can Swarm into 3D Formations
A miniature robot army.
August 14th, 2014
Like an army of miniature robots with a highly effective drill sergeant, 1,024 coin-size machines can race into meticulous formation to create three-dimensional shapes.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
The robot assembles itself in three stages.
August 10th, 2014
Transformers, hallucinations and fake orgasms are just the start; check out the coolest stories in Science this week.
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Seeing-Eye Robot Assists Visually Impaired, No Clean-Up Required
Co-robotic cane schematic

August 22nd, 2014
This new generation walking stick combines the benefits of a whitestick with the guidance of a seeing-eye dog without the need for long, expensive trainings or the necessary clean up.
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Need a Lift? Hitchhiking Robot Makes His Way Across Canada
robots hitch hiking technology
August 5th, 2014
A Canadian project centered around a hitchhiking robot aims to explore the state of artificial intelligence and the culture of human kindness.
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What Tiny Drones Can Learn from Hummingbirds
Hummingbird takes flight.
July 30th, 2014
Improving the design of the world's tiniest drones could start with taking a closer look at one of nature's smallest and most efficient flyers, the hummingbird.
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Watch a Cyborg Moth Twirl on the Dance Floor (Video)
The cyborg moth
August 20th, 2014
With the goal of one day making tiny living drones, a team of engineers created a cyborg moth and watched it spin inside an "insect disco" full of flashing lights.
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Bionic Exoskeleton Could Help Paralyzed Patients Walk
HAL Robot Exosuit
August 14th, 2014
A futuristic-looking robot suit that has its own "limbs" may help paralyzed patients walk again. The exosuit was originally developed in Japan, but has now been tested on paralyzed patients in Germany.
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