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Researchers find new way by which six-legged robots can increase walking speed

Researchers find new way by which six-legged robots can increase walking speed

Six-legged insects run fastest using a three-legged, or "tripod" gait where they have three legs on the ground at all times -- two on one side of their body and one on the other. 

Humanlike biological robots developed

Humanlike biological robots developed

These tiny muscle-powered robots were first 3-D printed and then seeded with muscle cells. The cells self-organised to form functional tissues that made the bio-bots move.

89% people want automation at workplace: Adobe

In a surprise find, 89 per cent of people, including from India are positive about the role robots can play in helping them at workplace rather than taking away their jobs, a new report has found.

Scientists design robots that can catch, release live fish

Scientists design robots that can catch, release live fish

The robots, that move when water is pumped in and out of them, are made entirely of hydrogel - a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material composed mostly of water.

Future robots will deliver goods at your doorstep – Read how!

Future robots will deliver goods at your doorstep – Read how!

The six-wheeled, knee-high robots from startup Starship Technologies are part of a new wave of automated systems taking aim at the "last mile" delivery of goods to consumers.

Now, tiny robots will study ocean life -  Read how

Now, tiny robots will study ocean life - Read how

The miniature autonomous underwater explorers (M-AUEs) will study small-scale environmental processes taking place in the ocean.

Robots in Newsroom - Chinese robot reporter 'Xiao Nan' completes long article in just a second!

Robots in Newsroom - Chinese robot reporter 'Xiao Nan' completes long article in just a second!

Scientists say the 300-character story focusing on the Spring Festival travel rush was written in just a second.

UAE's first robot pharmacy – This is how robotics will change healthcare in near future!

UAE's first robot pharmacy – This is how robotics will change healthcare in near future!

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has inaugurated its first "robot pharmacy" at Rashid Hospital in Dubai, as per a media report on Friday.

Scientists develop hairy electronic skin which may allow robotic limbs to 'feel'

Scientists develop hairy electronic skin which may allow robotic limbs to 'feel'

To mimic the human sense of touch, researchers built artificial hairs using magnetic cobalt-based microwires - commonly used filaments that are as flexible as human hairs.

Over 1,000 dancing robots set Guinness record in China

Over 1,000 dancing robots set Guinness record in China

A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously has been set in China where 1,007 robots shimmied in unison, nearly double the previous record.

Robots can assemble modular telescope in space

Robots can assemble modular telescope in space

Nicolas Lee and his colleagues from California Institute of Technology and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have described a design to build the robotically assembled modular space telescope (RAMST).

Self-assemblage of robots has more appeal: Study

Self-assemblage of robots has more appeal: Study

The goal was to determine how their perception of the robot changed depending on what they were told about the robot in advance, and how much they participated in the assembly of the robot.

Robots are taking over jobs, middle class anxious: Raghuram Rajan

Robots are taking over jobs, middle class anxious: Raghuram Rajan

The emerging threat is it's not the guy in Bengaluru but the robot next door who's going to take your job, Rajan said.

DNA: Foxconn replaces '60,000 factory workers with robots'

Watch this special segment and get to know about technology replacing human employees.To know more watch this full video here.

Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

Virtual dog to teach robots to perform tasks intelligently

The team has designed a computer programme that lets humans teach a virtual robot that looks like a computerised pooch. 
 

Meet Jia Jia, a realistic-looking robot that can chat with humans – Watch!

Meet Jia Jia, a realistic-looking robot that can chat with humans – Watch!

The human-like robot, developed by the Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Anhui, China, can also make facial expressions and nod in response to questions.

Robots, which can dance to the tune of 'Gangnam Style', a big hit in China – Watch this incredible video

Robots, which can dance to the tune of 'Gangnam Style', a big hit in China – Watch this incredible video

The robots can recognize up to nine different songs, including "Gangnam Style", and dance in coordinated steps. 

New self-powered smart skin to give robots sense of touch

New self-powered smart skin to give robots sense of touch

Other systems require external batteries and wires to operate, which adds to their bulk.

Super elastic 'skin' for softer, mood robots

Super elastic 'skin' for softer, mood robots

This hyper-elastic light-emitting capacitor (HLEC) can endure more than twice the strain of previously tested stretchable displays.

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

Are robots trustworthy when your life is at stake?

People may trust a robot too much for their own safety in case of emergency situations, but the machine has proven itself unreliable.