A levitating vehicle might someday explore the moon, asteroids, and other airless planetary surfaces.
A century ago, electric cars were common. The fact that they were almost entirely replaced due to the internal combustion engine is a testament to the glacial pace of battery breakthroughs.
Humanoid robots are coming, and Ameca is designed to be the ideal platform to study human-robot interactions.
Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
The most technically impressive feats of animation often strike us as eerie instead of impressive, and it’s all thanks to the uncanny valley.
Are we really only a moment away from "The Singularity," a technological epoch that will usher in a new era in human evolution?
Inspired by the group behaviors of simple animals, a team of roboticists has developed a new way for swarm robots to maneuver on land.
Here are its top priorities.
One day, this powerful tool could be in millions of smartphones.
While a squirrel's life may look simple to human observers – climb, eat, sleep, repeat – it involves finely tuned cognitive skills.
A brief passage from a recent UN report describes what could be the first-known case of an autonomous weapon, powered by artificial intelligence, killing in the battlefield.
Scientists successfully trained people to use robotic extra thumbs, suggesting body augmentation could revolutionize future humans.
It uses radio waves to pinpoint items, even when they're hidden from view.
The bird demonstrates cutting-edge technology for devising self-folding nanoscale robots.
It may be old tech, but it's super-reliable.
Do they really need the human touch?
Robot developers adapt the behavior of worm "blobs".
A new MIT report proposes how humans should prepare for the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
They're made from stretchy, electroactive polymer films.
Some say the proliferation of sex robots could lead to less demand for prostitution, but not all agree.