robotics

A selection of 1950s toy robots for an auction of TV and movie toy memorabilia.

What can you make with cardboard and tape? A robot

Jan 21, 2015
Robotics goes DIY.
Posted In: robotics, robot, DIY

Is that Thai food genuine? Ask a robot.

Sep 29, 2014
Thai scientists say they have a robot that can tell whether ethnic food is "real."
Posted In: technology, Food, robotics

Headlines that make you go, 'Wait... what?'

Aug 14, 2014
Kai's idea for a new Marketplace segment.
Posted In: harvard, robotics, Wall Street Journal

Robots, the space program and innovation

May 19, 2014
NASA's Kennedy Space Center begins a major robotics competition.
Posted In: robotics, NASA

Sci-fi inspired science at EmTech

Oct 11, 2013
These robots are straight out of a movie.
Posted In: robotics, robots, technology and medecine

Chips find their way from inside computers to inside your body

Aug 7, 2013
Does having a computer chip embedded in your brain sound like science fiction? Turns out, it's happening now and companies are figuring out how to cash in.
Posted In: robotics, implants, microchips

Students reinvent the locker to help a classmate in need

May 7, 2013
Students at a high school in Michigan develop a high-tech locker for a classmate with muscular dystrophy.
Posted In: high school, robotics, handicapped

Drones: War machine today, helpful tool tomorrow

Jan 10, 2013
When you hear the word drone, images of warfare or high-tech surveillance come to mind. But two entrepreneurs want drones to revolutionize our daily lives.
Posted In: drones, robotics

Always on (the Internet) in 2013, and controlling a robotic arm with a brain implant

Dec 30, 2012
Molly Wood of CNET gives her tech predictions for 2013, and Professor Andrew Schwartz describes research that helped a paraplegic woman control a robot arm with a brain implant.
Posted In: robotics, neuroscience, Google Glass, biotech

A device to heighten the virtual experience

Apr 13, 2010
Japanese researchers have developed a new robotic device that allows users to "feel," by producing heartbeat patterns to evoke different emotions,...
Posted In: robotics, technology