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Helicopters of the future could use insectlike robotic legs to land in unlikely places — like the slopes of steep hills or the decks of rocking boats.
Boston Dynamics' sure-footed humanoid bot is one of many supermobile machines that are cool and capable.
Finally, there's a crowdfunding campaign for people who want to watch giant robots fight to the death.
To keep a robot from toppling over, researchers built a futuristic exoskeleton that gives bots humanlike reflexes.
Swarms of robots inspired by water-hopping insects could one day be used for surveillance, search-and-rescue missions and environmental monitoring, researchers say.
It may seem soft and squishy to the touch, but a new robot is tough on the inside and ready to pounce, researchers say.
If watching giant robots fight to the death sounds like your idea of a good time, then you're in luck.
Slinky snake robots could get a better grip when climbing, thanks to new research on how a seahorse's tail works, according to a new study.
Robots inspired by cockroaches can use the shape of their bodies — particularly, their distinctive round shells — to maneuver through dense clutter, according to a new study.
A robotics team from South Korea took home the $2 million first-place prize in a competition this weekend to design robots that could aid humans in a natural or manmade disaster.
This week, students and engineers from around the world will descend on Southern California for two days of good old-fashioned robot mayhem.
This weekend, some of the world's most sophisticated robots will go head-to-head in a competition that tests their ability to assist humans in a natural or man-made disaster.