NASA has a robot in International Space Station

 NASA has a humanoid robot on board the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 is the first robot inside a human space vehicle operating without a cage and first to work with human-rated tools in space.

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.

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.

Humanoid robot, Nao to debut at Japanese Mitsubishi bank

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is employing ‘Nao’, a multilingual 5.4-kg robot, who will begin work in a branch in April

Software developed for robots to aid dementia patients

A group of Japanese developers has created software for robots that will monitor and help dementia patients in their daily lives, media reported Monday.

Smart robots to become future firefighters at sea

A group of the US engineering students has created a firefighting robot that may help sailors fight fires at sea

Meet the world's first `emotional robot` designed to serve people with dementia
Meet the world's first `emotional robot` designed to serve people with dementia

 A new robot has recently been developed that help take care of people with dementia by recognizing their emotions.

Dancing, talking robots show off at Madrid congress
Dancing, talking robots show off at Madrid congress

Hundreds of robotics experts and their whirring, flashing robot creations gathered in Madrid on Wednesday for a top world congress on humanoid technology.

`Emotional` robot can be your salesman

Beware salespersons! An "emotional" robot designed to converse with shoppers has been brought to life.

Japan`s SoftBank unveils `family member` robot

Japan`s SoftBank today unveiled what it billed as an "emotional" humanoid robot that will entertain customers at the mobile carrier`s phone outlets -- and maybe become a member of their family.

Now, firefighting robot that can walk through flames

Researchers have developed a humanoid robot that can carry heavy equipment, interact with officers and head straight into a face-melting fire without hesitation.

Now, humanoid robot to make you coffee

A Japanese company has developed a robot that can make coffee for its owner.

Now, humanoid robot that sees and maps in 3D

Researchers have developed one of the most advanced humanoid robots in the world that maps reference relative to its surroundings and is able to "remember" where it has been before.

Soon, robots to walk like humans

Scientists have developed a new robot that replicates normal human foot movements more closely than ever before.

Japanese humanoid robot reappears at Osaka store

A Japanese female humanoid robot, designed as a 26-year-old pop idol and equipped with new skills to recognise words and have conversations.

First humanoid robot spotted at ISS

With his upright posture and shiny gold helmet, the space robot looks more suited for the Star Wars set than the International Space Station.

Human and humanoid robot shake hands in space first

Astronauts and robots have united in space with a healthy handshake.

NASA`s first humanoid robot `turned on` in space

In a bid to help the astronauts in space, NASA researchers have developed a humanoid robot.

Japan to send Twitter-using humanoid robot in space

It would also monitor their health and stress levels and communicate to Earth through the microblogging site Twitter.