Latest Isaac Asimov's Robot Series Stories

Robotic Assistance In The Home For Elderly Care
2012-10-26 09:14:58

Georgia Tech researchers surveyed older adults about how they would feel about having a robot around the house to help them with everyday activities and chores and the results were mixed.

2012-09-18 17:27:03

It was inevitable, really, that one day we’d start seeing robots pop up in expected and unexpected places. Robots have been helping us manufacture and produce many of our most beloved items for years, such as automobiles, computers and even blue jeans.

2012 Robot Hall Of Fame – Vote Now!
2012-08-21 12:17:49

Let’s admit it, we all have a thing for robots. As such, it’s only fair to give them their due and honor them in an annual, vote-based popularity contest.

2012-07-10 09:07:48

Researchers studied, then replicated a simple nervous system that controls the hips and directs the legs to take steps on its own.

2012-07-09 11:16:30

A new robot developed by automation giant Yaskawa and Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) takes the human element out of the equation when working in a lab.

2012-05-31 23:00:54

Without a cast or crew physically present, Mark Holmberg created and rendered the feature film, 3086: Robot Like a Boss.

Computer Reads Your Thoughts, Does Your Multi-tasking Dirty Work
2012-05-16 09:02:29

Researchers from MIT, Indiana University and Tufts University have developed “Brainput,” a system which detects when your brain is trying to multitask, then offloads some of that work to a computer.

Recon Scout Robot At 2012 ICRA
2012-05-16 05:31:08

The Recon Scout XT is a handheld robot that can be thrown into the abyss, and is equipped with a camera so the mysterious becomes known.

Could Robots Be Blamed For Mistakes On The Battlefield?
2012-04-23 12:14:41

If a robot in combat has a hardware malfunction or programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?

2012-03-29 06:23:51

Boston Dynamics, robot creators and engineers, is sending two small robots to the US Army for testing. These creators of these two new robots looked to an unlikely source of inspiration to build these reconnaissance robots: Bugs.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.