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Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015

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This humanoid robot can read facial expressions and make his own

Hanson Robotics' Han the robot made his debut at the Global Sources Electronics Fair, where he interacted with visitors, holding eye contact and conversation.

By April 20, 2015

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Humanoid robot Jennifer hits the slopes

Why should humans have all the fun in the snow? The University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory tests out its robot's abilities in cross country and Alpine skiing.

By February 3, 2015

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Crazy art installation puts an LED thunderstorm in a glass house

German artist Leigh Sachwitz displays a wildly interactive and immersive art piece that creates a raging storm inside the gallery.

By July 1, 2015

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Crave Ep. 209: Singing robot stars in new opera production

An autonomous humanoid robot named Myon currently stars in a German opera called "My Square Lady."

By July 2, 2015

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I, robot, take this other robot to be my wedded wife

Here comes the robot bride, all dressed in white. The first ever robot wedding takes place in Japan between humanoid robot Yukirin and slightly-less-humanoid bot Frois.

By July 5, 2015

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Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

Humanoid robot Pepper has started selling on the Japanese market -- and its first limited run sold out within a minute.

By June 21, 2015

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'Star Trek' tete-a-tete: Watch William Shatner, Wil Wheaton geek out

The veteran "Star Trek" actors bond over video games, sci-fi, wine, beer and nerds on Shatner's Web series "Brown Bag Wine Tasting."

By June 18, 2015

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SpaceX fires up design contest for Hyperloop passenger pods

The space transport company of billionaire Elon Musk is finally throwing itself into the development of the futuristic tech for terrestrial travel.

By June 15, 2015

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Talk techie to me: RealDoll wants to make sex dolls that move, chat

RealDoll is reportedly working with robotics experts to make a more lifelike and unintentionally creepier love doll. Hopefully it won't dump you for the Roomba.

By June 12, 2015