A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.
Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".
A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.
Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.
Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.
If you've never seen 'bots dancing to Psy's breakout hit, you should. Guaranteed it will make you feel better about the impending robot takeover.
We can't all be super-villains, but some MIT researchers are getting closer with a set of robot arms that sit on your shoulders. First the lab, then the world!
By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
Lamps that follow you around. Tables that bring you your dinner. They might one day be coming to a room near you.
Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.