How robots can reduce drug experiments

How robots can reduce drug experiments

Biomedical scientists have invested a lot of effort in making it easier to perform numerous experiments quickly and cheaply.

Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Why your grandfather hates self-reliant robots at home

Seniors do not mind having robots as companions but they worry about the potential loss of control over social order to robots.

Coming soon: World's first fully robotic farm in Japan!

Coming soon: World's first fully robotic farm in Japan!

Spread, a Kyoto-based company says it intends to start operating the farm by 2017 with an entire staff of robots and produce 30,000 heads of lettuce a day.

New lab to provide researchers remote access to robots

Aimed at boosting research in robotics, the Georgia Institute of Technology is building a new laboratory that would allow roboticists from around the US to conduct experiments remotely.

Microrobots individually controlled using 'mini force fields'

The study is detailed in a research paper appearing this month in the journal Micromachines.

Study provides model to improve visual perception in robots

Study provides model to improve visual perception in robots

Specially-designed tiny 3D glasses for mantises have proved that the praying insects use 3D vision and thus provided a new model to improve visual perception in robots, according to a study involving an Indian-origin scientist.

European Space Agency announces plans to build a 'Moon village' by 2030

European Space Agency announces plans to build a 'Moon village' by 2030

According to the European Space Agency, a man made base on the moon should turn into reality by 2030.

Now, Japanese robots can build infrastructure, save human lives during disasters

Japan has developed robots to help rescue victims during any disaster. The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) recently displayed these robots and the work that they do.

Robot assists in world's first artificial blood vessel procedure

A hospital in China has successfully performed tumour surgery on a patient with pancreatic cancer taking assistance of a robot.

Japan shows off disaster-response robots at android fair

Japan shows off disaster-response robots at android fair

The four-day event which kicked off Wednesday, is held once every two years in Japan's capital.

Amid increasing attacks, anti-terror robots make debut in China

Amid increasing attacks, anti-terror robots make debut in China

Amid increasing terror attacks at home and abroad, a Chinese firm has introduced three robots specialising in reconnaissance, armed attack and moving and defusing a bomb. 

iRobot Roomba - Vacuum cleaning robot now available in India!

iRobot Roomba - Vacuum cleaning robot now available in India!

The iRobot Roomba, the vacuum cleaning robot is available in five models.

New technology to let robots walk like humans do

 Scientists have developed new technology that will enable legged robots to walk like humans do, an advance that could allow the machines to work in the armed forces, save lives as firefighters or do household chores.

Seoul government, Samsung to support robot manufacturing development

Developed robots can be used to make small products like mobile phones and consumer electronic products that require a high degree of precision.

Back to the Future: Truth is stranger than sci-fi

Back to the Future: Truth is stranger than sci-fi

Technology we would now struggle without -- such as Google and Wikipedia, social networking sites Facebook and Twitter, smartphone GPS, and online shopping, would have been hard to envisage when the movie came out.

Robots play soccer in tech contest

Robots scoring goals and competing for titles at the Robot Olympiad 2015 held here was an amalgamation of fun and hi-tech learning.

Will robots too show some manners?

Even as the possibility of robots replacing peacekeeping personnel in highly tense civilian encounters grows, a new research has revealed that people expect such robots to be gentle and polite while engaging with humans.

Technology gap gives foreign firms the edge in China robot wars

Technology gap gives foreign firms the edge in China robot wars

 In a cavernous showroom on the outskirts of this port city in northeastern China, softly whirring lathes and svelte robot arms represent Dalian Machine Tools Group`s (DMTG) vision of an automated future for Chinese manufacturing.

Indian scientists developing snake robot

Indian scientists are developing snake robots that could help save lives in disasters and accidents and aid surveillance.

Gecko-inspired technology for 'climbing' space robots

MIT researchers have designed a human-machine interface that allows an exoskeleton-wearing human operator to control the movements and balance of a bipedal robot.