Robot to be controlled by thoughts

A robot that can be controlled with your thoughts and brain signals has been developed, says new research.

New cockroach-inspired robot can traverse obstacles

Researchers have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.

The singing robot who performs on opera stage!

Watch how a small robot, the size an 8-year-old child,Myon is the star of a new opera at Berlin's Komische Oper.

Meet 'Pepper', world's first robot that will 'love' you back
Meet 'Pepper', world's first robot that will 'love' you back

Falling in love with a machine is now possible as world's first robot with human emotions can now be yours.

South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge
South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge

South Korean boffins carried home the $2 million top prize Saturday after their robot triumphed in a disaster-response challenge inspired by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan.

MIT's cheetah robot can now leap over obstacles

MIT researchers have trained their cheetah robot to jump over hurdles as it runs - making it the first four-legged robot that can run and jump over obstacles autonomously.

'Intelligent' hand-held tools developed

British researchers have designed intelligent hand-held tools that know the task that they are supposed to perform.

Two-legged robot by Disney scientists acts like its 'cartoon'
Two-legged robot by Disney scientists acts like its 'cartoon'

Disney researchers have built a two- legged robot that mimics both the looks and movements of an animated character.

This robot learns things like a child
This robot learns things like a child

Heard of a robot that can learn things on its own, through trial and error? Well, here is one.

Robotic waiters serve food in China's restaurant!

An newly-opened restaurant in the northeast China's city is now using robots as waiters serving meals to customers.

Tiny robots can pull 1800 times their own weight

Researchers have developed lightweight robots that use strong and "smart" adhesive surfaces to pull up to 1,800 times their own weight.

Underwater robot to plan its own missions
Underwater robot to plan its own missions

Very soon, there would be a robot that can plan and execute its mission in deep oceans. Developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the robot has its own "cognitive" capabilities.

Next-generation tele-operated robots can be hacked
Next-generation tele-operated robots can be hacked

If you feel that your car`s remote-controlled security system is full-proof, you may be wrong as a team of engineers has shown how easily a malicious attack could hijack remotely-controlled operations in the future.

Now, a robot to help you fold your clothes!
Now, a robot to help you fold your clothes!

It's a great piece of news for those who have always wished for a machine to fold their clothes, as Scientists have created a robot, which can help you do just the same!

Two-legged robot can take a walk in the grass

A two-legged robot that can keep its balance and walk in an outdoor field, full of lumps, bumps and uneven terrain, is three times more energy-efficient than any other human-sized bipedal robot, scientists say.

Humanoid robot works as receptionist in Japan
Humanoid robot works as receptionist in Japan

A robot bearing a striking resemblance to a woman is the new receptionist in several of Tokyo's famous Mitsukoshi department stores, Mitsukoshi sales director Shintaro Yamamoto said on Monday.

Japan: Toshiba develops humanoid robot

The Japanese company Toshiba has designed and developed a female-like robot named Chihira.

Now, a robot that can read minds!

Scientists have created a robot that can read the human minds.

First robot into Fukushima reactor stalls, but gets some data

The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant said on Monday that the first robot sent inside one of melted reactors stalled before finishing its work but it collected data that indicates a path to send robots deeper into the reactor is intact.

'Robotics to play greater role in cancer treatment'
'Robotics to play greater role in cancer treatment'

Rapid advances in robot-assisted surgery are offering new options for cancer patients and in the coming years robotics would have a greater role in tackling the challenge, an Indian expert has said.