A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.
Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.
Anthony Daniels, the definitive voice behind the lovable "Star Wars" droid C-3PO, thinks that the forthcoming "Episode 7" could be better than "The Empire Strikes Back."
Count us among the swaths of people super excited about the next Avengers movie; that said, we're just barely scratching the surface of some of the things we saw in the trailer today, because we wanted to leave some of the mystery up to you.
On today's show, we discuss virtual reality tours of the moon using Oculus Rift, all the crazy things we spotted in the "Avengers 2: Age of Ultron" trailer, and a real-life Transformer that changes from humanoid to car (just like Optimus Prime).
With advances in sensors and control systems, humanoid robots, like DARPA's Atlas, are soon to be working side by side with us in everything from industry to entertainment.
Toshiba has unveiled Aiko Chihira, a humanoid robot that can communicate using sign language.
A doll-sized humanoid robot has learned how to use a cockpit simulator to fly a light aircraft designed for humans.
This year's Grand Prize winners were a trio of bright young women from Ireland who presented a project that uses soil bacteria to speed up cereal seed germination. But that's not the only incredible project at Google's annual science fair, and we discuss a few of our favorites on today's show.
The humanoid robot created to keep astronauts on the International Space Station company seems to have caught a case of intergalactic ennui. Cheer up, Kirobo!