We can't all be super-villains, but some MIT researchers are getting closer with a set of robot arms that sit on your shoulders. First the lab, then the world!
Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.
Watch this new mechanized arm learn how to field objects thrown its way through a process of trial and error.
Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."
The new UBR-1 from the Willow Garage spin-off Unbounded Robotics, provides a multifunctional robot platform for just $35,000. Its spiritual predecessor, the PR2, costs $400,000
Become a mini tycoon of industry with the uArm industrial robot arm, sized to fit on your desk and do your bidding.
The European Space Agency has asked for a report on the feasibility of teaming a serpentine robot with a rover to explore the Red Planet. How has this not already been made into a movie?
A control system helps robots quickly adjust to subtle changes in the way their operators move, which could improve safety in manufacturing settings.
A Carnegie Mellon test shows that modular crawling robots can get deep into pipes at a nuclear facility, something that could help with inspections.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries' MSR05 robot experiments with drugs and bathes in hydrogen peroxide gas.