Robots to build canal bridge using 3D printing

The latest sign robots are taking over the world: They’re building a bridge over an Amsterdam canal. That’s the plan at least, for an ambitious project that will use industrial robots to p...

Elon Musk Wants to Rein in the Robots

Elon Musk Donates $10 Million to Make Sure Robots Don’t Kill Us If the thought of robots destroying humanity keeps you awake at night, you can sleep a little easier now. Billionaire Elon Musk wa...

Here’s what robots are doing at this hospital

Pricy robots ‘Tug’ hospital supplies The robots are pricy, but this hospital hopes to save labor costs. Traveling 115 miles, roving robots make their way around the University of Californi...

These tiny robots have superhuman strength

Imagine dragging a blue whale around on land without batting an eye. That’s similar to the strength of tiny robots being developed by engineers at Stanford University. These micro-robots, which ...

Future Talk Robotics.

Mercedes-Benz teaches autonomous cars how to talk. The first words. The fact that cars are able to perform more and more tasks autonomously, meaning that they are gradually becoming mobile robots, is ...

National science museum unveils new androids

The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo has unveiled what it calls the world’s most advanced humanoid robots. The museum invited media on Tuesday to show a girl android c...

Robotics to boost economic growth in Japan

The Japanese government will promote the use of robots to start a new industrial revolution and double the size of the robotics market in the manufacturing sector by 2020. It plans to include measures...

NHK Robot Contest 2014

Engineering students from more than a dozen Japanese universities have tested their skills and creativity in an annual NHK robot contest. The 18 finalist teams gathered in Tokyo. Each of them brought ...