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.

Mass extinctions can accelerate evolution: Study

Looking at how robots evolve after a virtual mass extinction modeled after real-life disasters such as the one that killed off the dinosaurs, researchers have found that these catastrophic events may actually speed up evolution by unleashing new creativity in adaptations.

Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor
Watch: Robot exploring the Pacific Ocean floor

Two robotic submersibles, or ROVs have plunged into the warm waters off the coast of Hawaii as part of a US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project.

Humans to have sex with robots in near future?
Humans to have sex with robots in near future?

Experts claim that humans could soon be having sexual relationships with robots!

Robots that divide tasks among themselves
Robots that divide tasks among themselves

Scientists have developed robot controllers that are able to efficiently self-organise their tasks.

No sci-fi joke: 'Killer robots' strike fear into tech leaders
No sci-fi joke: 'Killer robots' strike fear into tech leaders

It sounds like a science-fiction nightmare. But "killer robots" have the likes of British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak fretting, and warning they could fuel ethnic cleansing and an arms race.

'Killer robots' must be banned, urge Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk in open letter
'Killer robots' must be banned, urge Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk in open letter

In an open letter to the United Nations, more than 1,000 robotics experts and artificial intelligence researchers have asked for a ban on the development and use of autonomous weapons, better known as, ''killer robots''.

Windbots to explore skies of Jupiter

 NASA is studying concepts for robots that might stay aloft for long periods in atmospheres of planets like Jupiter without wings or hot-air balloons.

Soon, robots to get better at identifying objects

MIT scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed improved object-recognition systems which could help future robots manipulate objects around them.

Giant robots from Japan, US to face off

Japanese robot manufacturer Suidobashi Heavy Industries has accepted a challenge from US competitor Megabot to participate in a duel of giant robots, Efe news agency reported.

Seahorse-inspired robots to assist in surgeries

The little seahorse is inspiring researchers to build robots that have capabilities sometimes at odds with one another - flexible, but also tough and strong.

Video game helps robots plan their actions!
Video game helps robots plan their actions!

Researchers have used a popular video game to develop an algorithm that can help robots learn how to tell which objects and actions might be useful to achieve a goal.

Video game that can help robots plan their actions!
Video game that can help robots plan their actions!

While planning a task may seem simple to your mind, it is not so for robots.

Now, control robot swarms with swipe of a finger
Now, control robot swarms with swipe of a finger

Researchers have developed a swarm of robots that any user can control by simply swiping their finger on a standard tablet.

Robopets to replace your loving dog soon
Robopets to replace your loving dog soon

Ever fancied having a robot as a pet? It may soon become a reality.

Robot pets' may become reality in near 'overpopulated' future

The day when we walk around with robotic pets instead of live ones may not be that far, claims a new research.

IIT students developing underwater robots
IIT students developing underwater robots

Students at IIT Kharagpur are working on an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (UAV), which is more intelligent than drones and can perform assigned tasks under water like searching for debris of a flight crashed in the sea.

This gel can create 'graceful' shape-shifting robots that move via own energy

A team of engineers has designed, by developing a new computational model, a synthetic polymer gel that can reconfigure its own shape and move using its own internally generated power.

Sensor to help robots read human expressions
Sensor to help robots read human expressions

A team of researchers here has created a stretchable and transparent sensor that could help robots read human facial expressions -- from smiling and frowning to brow-furrowing and eye-rolling.