[WATCH] Some ignorant human trying to stop a door-opening robot dog

Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini takes a beating — but went through either way.

Scottish supermarket hires bot, sacks him after only one week, says retail robots “unlikely”

Named Fabio, the robot made a definite impression with his colleagues.

New “soft robots” are strong enough to lift heavy weights, delicate enough to pluck a raspberry

The new generation of robots is softer and gentler.

Robot learns like a toddler to predict future outcomes in its environment

Taking inspiration from babies, this machine learns to predict seconds into the future.

A Chinese AI passed the national medical licensing exam, so technically it’s a doctor

Move over, WebMD.

World’s first molecular robot could usher in a whole new age of miniaturization

Nanoscience just got a whole lot more interesting.

Artificial muscle lifts 1,000 times its own weight, brings us closer to humanoid bots

A step closer to forging our new robotic overlords.

MIT designs robot to be a good pedestrian and not bump into you on the sidewalk

It’s had hours upon hours of simulation training to learn the basics.

A robotic Buddhist priest can now perform funerals in Japan

It can live-stream funerals, too.

A history of how computers went from stealing your heart, to stealing your job

They changed our society from the ground up. And will do so again.

Plant-like robot can grow 250 times its length, manipulate objects, form complex shapes


Carnegie U software lets anyone design and build a bot — that works

Click, print, ready!

Meet Tolley, the single most adorable robot you’ll ever see ever — who’s also a breakthrough

Cute + science = yesplease.

Parasitic robot rides turtles in exchange for lunch

One day, this robot will ride you.

Adorable NASA robocube will float and do the housekeeping aboard the ISS

More like robocute, am I right?

Robots could soon write emotional or motivating songs

Inserting feelings into Artificial Intelligence music — the future is kinda happening already.

This Japanese humanoid robot probably does more push-ups than you. Its secret: it can sweat

A robot that was made to mock us.

Programmable 3-D printed soft materials helps robots and drone make a soft landing

This is real custom work.

Russian police arrested a robot and here’s why I’m not Ok with that

Witnesses say the robot complied peacefully.

Designed for astronauts, the RoboHand can double your hand’s strength — and soon, it will be available on Earth