Why don't we have intelligent robots that seem human, like the replicants in "Blade Runner"?
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The Blade Runner replicants are nearly indistinguishable from humans in every way except for their emotions. Here's what we'd need to build such a human-like robot in real-life.
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.
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.
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.
A scientist who spends his days developing artificial intelligence systems, reveals what about AI keeps him up at night.
Whether they're swooping in to deliver packages or spotting victims in disaster zones, swarms of flying robots could have a range of important applications in the future.
By teaching robots social norms, researchers think the machines could more seamlessly interact with humans.
A robot with elaborate, 3D-printed legs is able to walk across different types of surfaces, including sand and pebbles.
The artificial Venus flytrap could give soft robots a way to grasp and release objects autonomously, according to scientists.