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Perched on your shoulder, this creepy humanoid brings a distant buddy into the conversation. Just don't expect to make any new friends.
Would you mind this little machine perching on your shoulder? All it needs is a little fold or wrinkle to get busy.
Meet Jennifer. She's cute, she's from Canada, and she wants to play hockey. She may be a robot but she's aiming for the Stanley Cup.
Engineers say their egg-size bot could swim through nuclear plants, many of which are aging and threatening local groundwater.
Treebot can autonomously navigate its way up a tree and through the branches. Next up: nest-building skills?
A German researcher gives a robot a few knives--as well as his own arm--to play with. A collision avoidance system he and his colleagues are testing may help prevent injury by robot.
Researchers at UC Berkeley teach Willow Garage's PR2 humanoid robot how to fold a pile of towels. It's one step toward making robots better at housework.