One four-legged machine is making great leaps in the field of robotics.
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Robots that are damaged in action can now quickly "heal" themselves by tapping into experiences from simulated lives, according to a new study.
If the movie "Tomorrowland" is anything to go by, the future will be filled with jetpacks, flying trains and, of course, evil robots.
A robotic arm inspired by octopus tentacles could make it easier for surgeons to access hard-to-reach parts of the body.
In a quest to figure out what makes some male sage grouse so sexy, one scientist has turned to partly taxidermied robots.
MIT's cognitive seabots are designed to plan autonomously and work together like ... well, like the crew from Star Trek, actually.
Star Wars' beloved droid C-3PO's astounding translation abilities might be the most useful in everyday life, and the most likely to be replicated by real-life AI.
The Turing test, a foundational method of AI evaluation, shapes the plot of the sci-fi/psychological thriller "Ex Machina." But real-life systems can already pass the test.
At the Robot Petting Zoo, makers showed off everything from a social robot to an insectlike creature that gazes longingly into your eyes.
This summer, 25 robots from around the world will go head to head in a competition to test how machines could one day provide assistance after natural or man-made disasters.
In the future, you might be able to talk to computers and robots the same way you talk to your friends.
What if you could check into a hotel, have your luggage carried to your room and order a coffee — all with help from a team of robots?
What do you call a robot that can drive a car, break down walls and scale buildings? Hint: It's not "the Terminator."
She's your personal assistant, your photographer, your butler and your home security guard — and she's a robot.