The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.
A state-of-the-art medical center is just weeks away from opening its doors in San Francisco. Working alongside doctors and nurses at UCSF will be a fleet of robots. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes us inside the hospital to view the capabilities of these specialized courier bots.
On today's show, we take a look at the world's first 3D-printed jet engines, discuss an app that helps you learn to cook via virtual reality, and meet ROBEAR, a robot nurse with a cute polar bear face.
CyberCook is an app featuring a beautiful virtual environment. Here you'll choose a (virtual) recipe, hone your (virtual) culinary skills, cook delicious (virtual) food and then transfer all that (virtual) practice to your real kitchen.
The Fever Smart patch thermometer acts like a mini nurse, tracking a child's temperature and sending the data to the parent's smartphone.
Your search for an unusual and creepy Halloween mask is over early this year. Just slap an alien with joysticks over your noggin.
A project that turns handwritten letters seen on homeless signs into fonts gets a big boost from global typeface provider Monotype.
The importance of the selfie in establishing self-worth is underlined by those who choose to carry with them something called a Selfie Stick. Seeing one in real life is sobering.
"The Theory of Everything," in which the famed physicist is played by Eddie Redmayne, is a movie that appears to meld science and romance. Will it work?
The recent success of a film for a fashion designer has spawned a sequel: strangers removing clothes and getting into bed.