Emotional computers really freak people out — a new take on the uncanny valley

Be like us, but not us.

Check the wheels on that thing: Boston Dynamics’ latest robot overlord

One award-winning company is back in style with another crazy robot.

Even bots have arguments. Some Wikipedia bots can undo each other for years before settling an edit

An important incursion into bot sociology.

Chinese factory replaces 90% of human workers with robots. Production rises by 250%, defects drop by 80%

After a factory in Dongguan, China, replaced most of its workers with robots, it witnessed a spectacular rise in productivity.

New robot picks peppers like a human

Robots are getting smarter and smarter.

NASA plans to build robots that explore frozen worlds from metallic glass so they don’t shatter

“Cold enough to shatter robots” is pretty cold in my book.

Meet Sawyer, the friendly robot that wants to disrupt manufacturing and education

Sawyer can do just about anything, even ‘wink’.

Robotic surveillance without enforcement isn’t enough to stop people from stealing, a new study found

To be fair, students will do insane things for food.

The army’s amazing 1962 four-legged Pedipulator beat Star Wars to it by 15 years

The ’60s were very creative.

Scientists create light-activated stingray robot composed of rat cells

A stingray created from living rat cells blurs the line between technology and nature.