Robots Archive
07 April 2010, 11:59 AM ET
Robotic car steering is modeled on how real people actually see the road.
07 April 2010, 08:08 AM ET
Robot subs with sensory systems inspired by blind cave fish could help make the droids more autonomous.
06 April 2010, 07:58 AM ET
SOLO-TREC is undersea robot powered entirely by the natural temperature differences found in varying depths of the ocean.
30 March 2010, 01:49 PM ET
Historically black liberal arts college for women in Atlanta competes strongly in RoboCup, the Olympics of robotics and artificial intelligence.
28 March 2010, 05:23 AM ET
The seventh annual RoboGames competition runs from April 23 to 25 at California's San Mateo County Expo Center.
18 March 2010, 09:50 AM ET
The military has embarked on a new project to develop a "smart camera" that would help robots understand the world around them.
17 February 2010, 05:45 AM ET
A new remote-controlled robot available this fall will likely be the first of many programmable toys aimed at children.
08 February 2010, 10:46 AM ET
Tech ads have been a staple of Super Bowl Sunday since nearly the beginning, and yesterday's game was no exception.
29 January 2010, 05:36 AM ET
A new six-legged robot walks like a spider.
23 January 2010, 12:30 PM ET
Meet Boss - the car that can drive itself! It has 18 sensors, including a three dimensional laser and onboard computers that connect to GPS and mapping software. When it comes to knowing the rules of the road, Boss rarely makes a mistake.
22 January 2010, 11:20 AM ET
Meet Boss - the car that can drive itself! It has 18 sensors, including a three dimensional laser and onboard computers that connect to GPS and mapping software. When it comes to knowing the rules of the road, Boss rarely makes a mistake.
04 January 2010, 02:27 AM ET
Insect-like robots could be useful explorers on Mars or other off-world terrains.
28 December 2009, 06:12 AM ET
Robovie monitors your Grandma's health and even suggests specific dishes to improve health.
01 December 2009, 06:07 AM ET
A new Roboclam developed by scientists can help in deep sea drilling projects.
13 November 2009, 09:34 AM ET
Japan introduced a virtual girlfriend you can actually get physical with.
11 November 2009, 04:21 AM ET
Swarms of soup-can-sized robots will soon plunge into the ocean seeking data on poorly understood phenomena from currents to biology.
10 November 2009, 08:10 AM ET
Robots will be employed to help scientists probe changes in the ocean.
23 October 2009, 11:33 AM ET
Robots with whiskers like a rat can detect and then project 3D virtual images of objects on to a computer screen. Scientists say robotic rovers, like the ones on Mars, might contain a set of whiskers to help them navigate the terrain around them.
17 October 2009, 05:10 AM ET
Snackbot is an autonomous mobile robot whose mission is to bring tasty treats.
15 October 2009, 04:15 PM ET
This is not your father's pogo stick. Hang on.
13 October 2009, 08:07 AM ET
A new barnacle-scraping robot may be a welcome addition to a ship's crew.
13 October 2009, 06:04 AM ET
The robotic hull bio-mimetic underwater grooming, or Hull BUG, would strip barnacles from ship hulls so the ships use less fuel.
25 September 2009, 07:47 AM ET
Autonomous robot finds and responds to chemical spills, potentially saving human lives.
21 September 2009, 02:32 PM ET
Precision Urban Hopper robots, designed for urban warfare, can jump onto or over obstacles more than 25 feet.
21 September 2009, 10:26 AM ET
The Precision Urban Hopper robot, designed for urban combat situations, can hop 25 feet to clear fences and other object.
16 September 2009, 03:51 PM ET
Morality is no longer the exclusive realm of human philosophers. Now what?
04 September 2009, 07:15 AM ET
College students build underwater robots designed to save mock submarines.
26 August 2009, 06:22 AM ET
Robotic fish that swim like the real thing created to patrol waterways.
24 August 2009, 06:48 AM ET
Researchers let robots evolve in a lab, and they learn to deceive. Should we worry?
21 August 2009, 10:50 AM ET
A robotic feline may soon be a popular companion for seniors.
21 August 2009, 06:56 AM ET
Red Rover's laser maps in 3D, while Black Rover's radar peers 6 feet under. Offspring of these wheeled test vehicles will ply the lunar surface, Martian terrain, crusts of planetary moons and perhaps the outer rinds ofdwarf planets.
19 August 2009, 12:36 PM ET
Researcher works to develop new nanomaterials and mentors high school student to science fair win.
14 August 2009, 05:38 AM ET
Robotic mobility and manipulation devices are being crated to assist people with disabilities
25 July 2009, 08:09 AM ET
The HRP-4C female robot hits the runway at the Osaka fashion show.
22 July 2009, 04:56 AM ET
ATMs from Absa bank in South Africa have gone hot with their latest means of fighting thieves.
16 July 2009, 10:08 AM ET
More and more of us will learn from robots in the future, but human teachers will still be the norm, according to a "new science of learning."