Robotics

Toshiba unveils robot to probe melted Fukushima nuclear fuel

Jan 28, 2019

Toshiba Corp. has unveiled a remote-controlled robot with tongs that it hopes will be able to probe the inside of one of the three damaged reactors at Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant and manipulate chunks of melted fuel

Will robots take your job? Quarter of US workers at risk

Jan 24, 2019

Will robots take your job? Quarter of US workers at risk

Robot recreates the walk of a 290-million-year-old creature

Jan 16, 2019

Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved footprints to create a robot model of prehistoric life

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks industry battle

Dec 28, 2018

Army looks for a few good robots, sparks competition to provide next generation of battlefield assistants

Report: 'High-tech' robot on Russian TV was man in suit

Dec 12, 2018

Russian media say a contraption presented by Russian state television as a high-tech robot was in fact a man in costume

NASA's Mars lander takes selfie from above with robotic arm

Dec 11, 2018

NASA's new Mars lander takes selfie from above, using camera on its long robotic arm

Houston City Council short circuits proposed robot brothel

Oct 3, 2018

Houston's City Council has changed a city ordinance in a move that would essentially stop a so-called robot brothel from opening

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Oct 3, 2018

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Robot boat sails into history by finishing Atlantic crossing

Sep 4, 2018

A Norwegian company's robotic sailboat has completed a transatlantic race for unmanned vessels, making it the first ever to complete the nearly decade-old challenge

Group: US, Russia block consensus at 'killer robots' meeting

Sep 3, 2018

A key opponent of high-tech, automated weapons known as "killer robots" is blaming countries like US, Russia for blocking consensus at a UN-backed conference

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