Oct 14, 2010
This. This I love. In Slovenia(!), a scientist has somehow persuaded six male colleagues to let a robot punch them repeatedly in order to build up...
Oct 8, 2010
Gadget stories can sometimes be tedious but not when the gadget allows people to walk. Berkeley Bionics unveiled E-legs at an event yesterday. It's...
Sep 10, 2010
Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology* have created a robot capable of deception. They set up two bots in a game of hide and seek. Robot...
Aug 27, 2010
It's an MIT project called Seaswarm. Little robots drag around nano-fabric that can asborb 20 times their weight in oil.Â These robots dragging...
Aug 23, 2010
Seti (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) astronomer Seth Shostak says instead of listening for radio waves and looking for biological signs...
Jul 22, 2010
A new British robot called Ecobot III can survive for seven days at a time by consuming biomass and excreting waste. The article points out that it...
Jun 25, 2010
Of course we're charmed by Oscar. More on him here. *
Jun 24, 2010
As discussed on the show, here's a video of Yotaro, the robot baby. As you can see, he (it?) isn't especially realistic but somehow elicits...
Jun 3, 2010
The Skype 3G app for iPhone is hugely popular. Free calls! Free calls! Until next year!Umpire's blown call ruins pitcher's perfect game. Call out...