As part of an experiment to further International Space Station self-sufficiency, astronauts are sampling leafy greens grown in Zero-G.
Researchers say their proof-of-concept is a major step toward designing a nanocage that carries medicine around the body and targets specific diseased cells.
President Obama gets a dose of cyber-cuteness from Japanese robots at an APEC summit in Yokohama over the weekend.
Yamaha's HRP-4C adds "dancer" to her resume as she joins four human performers for a Tokyo performance called "Dance Robot LIVE! - HRP-4C Cybernetic Human."
Japan is still upgrading its HRP series of humanoid servants. The latest prototype, HRP-4, can stand on one leg, strike a pose, and generally look cool.
This modified assembly robot has been put to work in the lab, where it's handling dangerous materials to keep people out of harm's way.
At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.
In an exciting development for robot thespians of the world, a play by novelist and playwright David Lodge features a bot in a walk-on (roll-on) role.
They're coming from America, not Japan. iRobot sends in PackBots and Warriors to the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.
Japan prepares to unleash a strawberry-harvesting robot on the world.