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A metallic robot hand with "Terminator"-like power sounds good for the movies. But what about a real-life future where that android is now cradling your baby or just shaking your hand?
Atlas, a new disaster robot can execute amazing human-like acrobatic feats such as backflips and in-air pirouettes.
Cloaking technologies could become a reality with a specially designed material that can mask itself from other forms of light when it is hit with a "beam of invisibility."
As technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, specialized and perhaps even autonomous, what does that mean for the humans who design and depend on it?
Smartphone cameras can help detect moving objects even if they are hidden around corners, according to a new study.
It's harvest season in many parts of the world, but on one farm in the United Kingdom, robots — not humans — are doing all the heavy lifting.
In experiments, self-folding, heat-activated origami suits created for robots could help the machines walk, roll, sail and glide, according to the new study.
The world's oldest surviving photograph is, well, difficult to see. The grayish-hued plate containing hardened bitumen looks like a blur. Here's how the image was created.
With a nod to the "Voltron" Defender of the Universe," a team of scientists has created robots that work together and decide which one will lead them.
Rubber electronics and sensors that operate normally even when stretched to up to 50 percent of their length could work as artificial skin on robots, according to a new study.
A robot called "Blossom" resembles a handmade child’s toy, representing a softer side of social robots.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO believes the only way to keep pace with artificial intelligence is to upgrade human intelligence.
Take a seat on a new "Magic Bench" designed by Disney Research, and interact with animated characters — no special glasses or headsets required.
Robots that mimic ivy vines can grow thousands of times their original lengths at speeds faster than the average person can run, a new study finds.
Researchers are improving the ability of robots to identify three-dimensional objects even if their shape is partially obscured.