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Tokyo entertainment firm Kokoro shows off its latest fembot, Actroid F, in a PR video. The lifelike android is slated to go on sale to work as a receptionist or hospital worker.
A bot may watch over sleeping astronauts orbiting Earth if Japan's space agency JAXA moves ahead with its plans for 2013.
The pneumatic Ant-Roach is great for giving kids a thrill. But now someone has to invent a giant bug swatter.
Japan's Kokoro is offering absurdly vain people the chance to order their own android clone for just $225,000 apiece. Only two bots available, so act now!
Give it up for RoboThespian! The programmable bot takes the stage to crack jokes for humans -- and comes across a bit stiff.
Kevin Grennan loves stinky machines. The London designer's armpit robot explores how smell can change the human-robot dynamic.
AKB48's Aimi Eguchi is sweet, pretty, and perfect for legions of Japanese otaku geeks. Too bad she's not real. But does it even matter?
Javier Movellan of UC San Diego is working on a pint-size robot that looks like a human baby. Yes, it's creepy, but science is being served.
Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?
Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.