December 11, 2017 3:21 PM
Robots should be ideal at home or in the workplace, right? These fully co-operative, obedient and reliable machines should make all our lives easier, right? They can’t think for themselves, they can’t make decisions for themselves, they can’t take out the human race, right?!
Whether or not...
November 19, 2013 12:05 PM
Technologists are keen to apply technological solutions to every problem and the challenge of rounding up cows on dairy farms is no exception.
Researchers at Sydney University have put their heads together and come up with something that is udderly...
November 11, 2013 10:32 AM
October 4, 2012 10:24 AM
April 5, 2012 1:29 PM
The BBC recently reported that a US-based project could see the average person designing and printing a robot within 24 hours. Surely this would be more fun than building flat park furniture from everyone's favourite Swedish...
March 29, 2012 1:11 PM
The "sand flea" is not an insect you would find on a camel in the Sahara, it is actually a new robot being developed to help the US Military conduct reconnaissance missions.
Although it does look a lot like a kids remote control car, the sand flea weights only 5kg...
March 8, 2012 10:11 AM
At this year's CeBIT expo in Hannover, Germany, British robot-designer/artist Giles Walker showcased his pole-dancing robots.
Yes, you read that right. Pole-dancing robots. Alan Partridge would be proud.
February 10, 2010 9:42 AM
The Interactive Robots and Media Laboratory has created the world's first Arabic speaking robot, called IbnSina.
Apparently his goal is to achieve harmonious and mutually...