The project, which has been given the go-ahead by a regulatory body, is designed to hamper the build-up of radioactive water around the crippled nuclear plant.
An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.
Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.
From Chernobyl to Fukushima, "it could have been worse" has become a common refrain over the last few decades. But that optimism comes at a price -- in the coin of public health.
An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.
When it comes to learning how to cook, it turns out that robots may not be so different from humans after all... or are they?
The White House will co-host a November workshop exploring the use of robots to help minimize human contact with the fast-spreading virus.
The Massachusetts-based robotics company, known most for its Roomba vacuum, is trying to make its defense and security robots more accessible.
One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?
The Web giant brings its team inside the nuclear no-go territory to photograph a desolate ghost town.