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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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'We're a long way from a singularity' says 'Ex Machina' AI consultant

Geneticist Adam Rutherford, who served as artificial intelligence consultant on recent robo-flick "Ex Machina", says robots have always played the villain in human stories.

By June 4, 2015

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Battling robots want your help spreading metal mayhem

RoboGames, the "Olympics of robots," is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to help produce an independent, rock 'em sock 'em Web-based video series.

By October 23, 2014

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The evolution of humanoid robots (pictures)

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.

18 Images By July 14, 2013

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Tiny robot learns to fly a real plane

A doll-sized humanoid robot has learned how to use a cockpit simulator to fly a light aircraft designed for humans.

By September 22, 2014

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A Kickstarter project aims to deliver Harry Potter-esque 'living' portraits on Tomorrow Daily

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!

By September 10, 2014

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Robots dancing 'Gangnam Style' never gets old

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.

By July 8, 2014

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Japanese comedian robot is the other kind of funny

Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.

By June 16, 2014