Robots Archive
10 April 2013, 11:04 AM ET
Researcher Joseph Bahlman designs a robotic flapper inspired by bats.
05 April 2013, 03:20 PM ET
Even white-collar professionals are being replaced by machines.
10 March 2013, 04:05 PM ET
The robot can make a drink in less than 10 seconds, creators say.
06 March 2013, 12:35 PM ET
This robot is being developed for for the Army Research Laboratory's RCTA program.
04 March 2013, 02:40 PM ET
Recent research indicates some prey may inhibit attacks by signaling predators.
02 March 2013, 02:08 PM ET
Designed by scientist Tomotaka Takahashi, the robot recently underwent zero gravity tests.
18 February 2013, 09:14 AM ET
Humans are turning toward robots, and away from other people, Sherry Turkle says.
17 February 2013, 10:22 AM ET
The robot also checks the perimeter, reviews IDs and performs at a security checkpoint.
04 February 2013, 11:47 AM ET
A male silkmoth operates a small, two-wheeled robot as he navigates by the scent of a mate.
02 February 2013, 11:38 PM ET
Swat-Bot can pierce vehicles and move them out of the way.
29 January 2013, 11:58 PM ET
The 3D vision enables a robot to be able to differentiate between different shapes and sizes.
04 January 2013, 12:23 PM ET
Researchers are trying to better understand how a virus spreads.
26 December 2012, 12:48 PM ET
Ian Bernstein and Jasen Wang, who both created successful consumer robots, believe simplicity is the key to success.
19 December 2012, 11:00 PM ET
They plan to use this software as a platform for more complex swarm robotics.
13 December 2012, 11:23 AM ET
Are we one step closer to a robot invasion?
11 December 2012, 03:38 PM ET
These tiny, flying 'bots' could one day help with search and rescue, weather mapping.
11 December 2012, 01:00 PM ET
A small robot on the International Space Station could help astronauts on deep-space missions and lonely people on Earth, says one of its creators.
10 December 2012, 11:57 AM ET
The little robot is being teleoperated by a person using Microsoft's Kinect technology.
03 December 2012, 02:00 PM ET
The robot was also designed to turn and look at as it catches the ball.
19 November 2012, 09:27 PM ET
The gripper can jam around an object and hold it tight when a vacuum is applied.
14 November 2012, 10:48 AM ET
Roboticists are developing fish-looking machines to help save fish from manmade underwater perils such as turbine blades. Movement of the robo-fish's tail draws fish towards it.
13 November 2012, 10:24 PM ET
Thermite can be remote controlled from up to 1/4 mile away.
10 November 2012, 12:28 PM ET
The robot was made using a modified $1,800 Kondo KHR-3HV hobby kit with a few modifications.
04 November 2012, 04:49 AM ET
After slicing the cucumber, CIROS puts the knife away.
26 October 2012, 03:16 PM ET
Until recently autonomous drones were used almost exclusively by the military, government, and research institutions, but falling prices and open source hardware are making these hovering robots more accessible than ever.
24 October 2012, 01:12 PM ET
Robots programmed by attendees of World Maker Faire in Queens, NY dance to the viral Korean pop hit 'Gangnam Style'.
28 September 2012, 08:56 PM ET
Assistive robotics help children overcome adverse developmental effects of congenital immobility.
17 September 2012, 06:10 PM ET
A kamikaze drone made by South Korea could target North Korean artillery guns or fast-moving hovercraft.
05 September 2012, 12:34 PM ET
A robot bear will sneakily take your pulse even as it gives you a hug.
05 September 2012, 12:12 PM ET
The laser equipped snake-arm robot is able to cut access holes in metal to get where it needs to go.
31 August 2012, 01:27 PM ET
Maurizio Porfiri designs robots that look and act like fish.
30 August 2012, 03:54 PM ET
Brain signals alone can control a flying quadrotor drone in a Chinese team's demonstration video.
29 August 2012, 01:51 PM ET
The inflatable arm can easily be inflated with an on-board pump and deflated when needed.
28 August 2012, 05:57 PM ET
A wave-gliding robot is roaming the seas in an attempt to improve future storm forecasts.
28 August 2012, 03:36 PM ET
The first drone university is readying for commercial and private pilots in the U.S.
24 August 2012, 06:25 PM ET
A Japanese robot suit creator is part Tony Stark, part Samurai blacksmith.