A two-legged robot which can maintain its balance while running and jumping has been hailed as a breakthrough in robotic engineering by researchers, who say it could one day be deployed in disaster rescue teams.
A tiny worm-like robot capable of gliding through narrow, winding pathways such as those found in the brain has been developed by scientists.
A robot capable of analysing a Jenga tower and understanding the safest block to remove has been unveiled by researchers in the United States.
Blind spots in the artificial intelligence (AI) of self-driving cars could be corrected using input from humans, new research claims.
Controlling robots with the mind isn’t as implausible as it sounds – if the technology developed by a team of US engineers is anything to go by.
It appears being being able to track people’s movements through walls is no longer in the realm of superheroes and sophisticated military radars.
A compression bandage that acts as a pressure sensor by changing colour as it stretches has been designed by scientists.
A sensor small enough to swallow and which can diagnose gut diseases has been designed by scientists.
Driverless boats could be used in the future to transport people and goods around major cities to help cut congestion.
Engineers in the US have created a navigation system for self-driving cars that can guide itself on unmapped roads.
A new headset created by university researchers can understand words the wearer says internally but does not speak aloud, enabling a form of mind-reading computing.
Researchers hoping to photograph and film some of the oceans’ more elusive creatures have invented a swimming robot fish.
A US start-up is looking to preserve human brains with the aim of digitally backing up their minds, but there’s a grisly catch.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a system of robots to carry out carpentry work and reduce the risk of injury to humans.
Facial recognition technology works best for white men and worst for dark-skinned women, study shows
Facial recognition technologies show bias towards gender and skin colour and appear to favour white men, scientists have found.
The sun is losing mass and weakening its grip on the solar system, scientists have found, after analysing Mercury’s orbit.
Artificial intelligence could one day be writing movie screenplays after researchers trained machines to understand emotional arcs in movies.
A brain surgeon in the US has said he expects to see computers implanted into people’s brains in his lifetime.
Smartphones could be used to diagnose problems with a car just by listening to the vehicle’s sounds.