Some people are scared of clowns, some of zombies. I'm scared of giant robots with knives programmed to slice meat from a pig's thigh.
The tiny WheeMe robot from DreamBots can provide a full back massage when your favorite human masseuse isn't available.
More and more robots are invading Korean classrooms to help kids learn English. Teachers in the Philippines are telepresent in the machines.
Aldebaran Robotics is getting set to debut a functional prototype of Romeo, a bot for the elderly and disabled that helps with daily tasks, but does not recite Shakespearean sonnets.
Gostai's Jazz telepresence bots can run on a 3G connection, meaning you can pilot your robo-avatar around your neighborhood.
Japan has said it envisions moonwalking humanoids by 2015, but jumping robots may be more like it.
Aptly named Athlete, bipedal robot developed in Japan takes a biomechanical approach to running in an attempt to mimic human flexibility and agility.
Japan prepares to unleash a strawberry-harvesting robot on the world.
This week, Flora and Luke performed a real life DDoS on Ian, and we pleaded with the robots to save our fragile bodies from their upcoming war against humanity.
The futuristic Fab 2 integrates robotics manufacturing with 1,000 human workers to build unique solar modules. But can the high-tech expertise compete against cheap labor?