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!
The creators of Canviz say they've finally created what many of us have been dying to own: digital frames that support animated images like GIFs, cinemagraphs, and more. Eat your heart out, Haunted Mansion!
Rollin' Justin the robot impresses humans with its dexterous movements when cleaning windows. One household chore down, 3,000 more to go!
Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.
Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.
The company on Thursday unveils a new "humanoid" robot named Pepper that can not only communicate with the user, but also read his or her emotions.