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Life-Hunting Tiny Robots Could Someday Roam the Deep Seas of Alien Worlds
Life-Hunting Tiny Robots Could Someday Roam the Deep Seas of Alien Worlds

29 Jun 2022, 11:08 UTC / Dozens of mini robots could someday explore the oceans beneath the icy crust of Jupiter's moon Europa or Saturn's moon Enceladus

 
Next-Gen NASCAR Race Car Crash Tested Into a Banking Wall at 130 MPH Using Driving Robots
Next-Gen NASCAR Race Car Crash Tested Into a Banking Wall at 130 MPH Using Driving Robots

12 May 2022, 12:32 UTC / NASCAR partnered with AB Dynamics to conduct a driverless on-track crash test of its next-generation race car, which is running in the 2022 Cup Series

 
Mad Scientist Creates Magnetron, the AI-Powered Microwave, and It Tries to Kill Him
Mad Scientist Creates Magnetron, the AI-Powered Microwave, and It Tries to Kill Him

21 Apr 2022, 09:10 UTC / Maybe "AIs are meant to be more like imaginary friends,” says Lucas Rizzotto, after his frightening experience with Magnetron, his own Frankenstein’s monster

 
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid

29 Mar 2022, 11:48 UTC / The SORA-Q robot was co-developed by a company called TakaraTomy, best known for creating the original Transformers toys

 
MIT's Mini Cheetah Looks Slightly Drunk as It Learns to Sprint on Different Terrain
MIT's Mini Cheetah Looks Slightly Drunk as It Learns to Sprint on Different Terrain

17 Mar 2022, 19:10 UTC / MIT researchers have given their robotic mini cheetah the ability to run. The robot looks a bit drunk when it sprints, but it gets the job done

 
British Architecture Company Claims to Offer the First Dwelling Units Made by Robots
British Architecture Company Claims to Offer the First Dwelling Units Made by Robots

1 Feb 2022, 15:04 UTC / AUAR is a U.K.-based company that offers customizable dwelling units built by robots. They are modular and made from timber sheets

 
All Your Favorite Robots Are Ready for the Holidays and Want to Spread the Christmas Cheer
All Your Favorite Robots Are Ready for the Holidays and Want to Spread the Christmas Cheer

8 Dec 2021, 17:01 UTC / Sick and tired of humans wishing you "Merry Christmas"? How about letting these funny robots doing it for a change? Watch them getting ready for the holidays

 
Self-Sufficient N55 Walking House Is the Most Awesome, Idealistic Thing Ever
Self-Sufficient N55 Walking House Is the Most Awesome, Idealistic Thing Ever

6 Nov 2021, 11:00 UTC / This module walks on six robotic legs to put any tiny home to shame, is fully self-sufficient and modular, perfect for a family of four

 
3D-Printed Four-Legged Robots Overcome Obstacles by Copying the Behavior of Ants
3D-Printed Four-Legged Robots Overcome Obstacles by Copying the Behavior of Ants

19 Oct 2021, 06:26 UTC / 3D-printed robots equipped with sensors and motors try to emulate the collective behavior of ants, linking to one another to overcome obstacles

 
Nissan's New Intelligent Factory Will Have Robots Do the Assembling and Inspecting of Cars
Nissan's New Intelligent Factory Will Have Robots Do the Assembling and Inspecting of Cars

11 Oct 2021, 08:27 UTC / Nissan recently unveiled its new intelligent factory at the Tochigi Plant in Japan, where a new generation of Nissan vehicles will be built by robots

 
First Look at the Autobots and Decepticons That Will Star in Transformers 7
First Look at the Autobots and Decepticons That Will Star in Transformers 7

10 Oct 2021, 01:03 UTC / Director Steven Caple Jr. has showed us a glimpse of the Autobots and Decepticons that will star in the new "Transformers: Rise of the Beasts" movie

 
Dozens of Four-Wheeled Autonomous Robots Are Sorting Mail in Greece
Dozens of Four-Wheeled Autonomous Robots Are Sorting Mail in Greece

5 Oct 2021, 15:57 UTC / A fleet of 55 robots has taken over 80 percent of the mail sorting tasks in the Hellenic Post sorting center in Athens, proving to be three-times faster

 
Honda Is Working on Air Taxis, Plans to Develop Robots and Reusable Rockets Too
Honda Is Working on Air Taxis, Plans to Develop Robots and Reusable Rockets Too

2 Oct 2021, 04:52 UTC / On Thursday, September 30th, Honda announced plans to look beyond the automotive industry. The company aims to develop eVTOLs, robots and rockets

 
NASA Sends Autonomous Robots to Compete in Extreme Underground Environments
NASA Sends Autonomous Robots to Compete in Extreme Underground Environments

24 Sep 2021, 19:29 UTC / NASA's JPL-led Team CoSTAR is participating in DARPA's Subterranean Challenge, a competition where autonomous robots have to face extreme underground scenarios

 
Piaggio Gitamini Is a Cute, Small Cargo Robot That Will Walk With You
Piaggio Gitamini Is a Cute, Small Cargo Robot That Will Walk With You

23 Sep 2021, 09:24 UTC / Piaggio Fast Forward introduces mini version of the Gita cargo bot, which will carry your stuff while rolling behind you on the sidewalk

 
A Petite and Cute Electric Kiwibot Will Bring Your Chow Straight to the Front Door
A Petite and Cute Electric Kiwibot Will Bring Your Chow Straight to the Front Door

3 Sep 2021, 12:11 UTC / As a matter of fact, only yesterday Kiwibot announced an official expansion into Detroit, Pittsburgh, Miami and San Jose

 
Could You Identify Some of These Human-Looking Robots in a Police Lineup?
Could You Identify Some of These Human-Looking Robots in a Police Lineup?

16 Aug 2021, 13:52 UTC / Some of the robots in this video look so human they could easily blend with the rest of us without raising any suspicion.

 
Ford Showcases New Robot Test Drivers for Extreme Tests
Ford Showcases New Robot Test Drivers for Extreme Tests

11 Aug 2021, 11:06 UTC / Ford has enhanced its roster of test drivers with two robots, nicknamed Miles and Shelby. They are there to go further where human drivers may feel unwell.

 
Bots Going Wrong Caused a Fire in a Warehouse Near London
Bots Going Wrong Caused a Fire in a Warehouse Near London

19 Jul 2021, 13:49 UTC / Three of the famous Ocado robots collided and started a fire at a warehouse near London. No one was hurt, and the fire was put out before it spread.

 
An Army of More Than 2,000 Robots Swarms in a Grocery Warehouse in the U.K.
An Army of More Than 2,000 Robots Swarms in a Grocery Warehouse in the U.K.

12 Jul 2021, 14:25 UTC / Humans are a minority in this Ocado warehouse in England where more than 2,000 robots swarm as if they're in a hive, picking up packages with groceries.