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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.
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.