A tiny, insect-like robot that operates without the need for an external power source has been developed by scientists.
Boston Dynamics has announced it will begin selling its SpotMini robot in 2019.
A robot programmed to give motivational interviews – a counselling method designed to support positive behavioural changes – has “pleasantly surprised” researchers by showing early positive results.
A translucent robot shaped like an eel that can swim silently underwater could help scientists understand more about marine life.
Thousands of NHS staff are to be trained to use robotics and artificial intelligence as the health service sets out to embrace cutting-edge innovation and technology.
An ultra-realistic robot called Fred shocked unsuspecting visitors at The Prince Alfred pub in Maida Vale.
Wine growers in California could turn to robots to help them deal with shortages of water and workers.
Artificial intelligence and robots are likely to take on fewer jobs than first feared, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
A pair of inventors from the US have built a robotic machine that can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 0.38 seconds.
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.
A new soft robot developed at Harvard can slither at up to 14 miles per hour after engineers were inspired by the movement of snakes.
Novelty is an easy subject to stray into in the world of technology, but with each passing tech trade show it’s clear robot companions aren’t going to fall into that category.
LG has laid out plans to create entirely autonomous homes using artificial intelligence and service robots.
The traditional curtain-raiser for the CES, the Unveiled preview show, has been dominated by robots as artificial companions of all shapes and sizes were shown off by manufacturers.
Embrace an android: Labour study warns UK must boost research and development spending in technology
Britain is unprepared for the technological revolution and should increase spending significantly on research and development (R&D) to keep up with advances in areas such as robotics and artificial intelligence, a Labour-commissioned report warned.
It is no longer the distant daydream of the sci-fi fanatic to own an intelligent robot, in 2017 it is now a reality.
Amputees can learn to control a robotic arm with their mind, new research suggests.
Sophia, the first robot in the world to be given citizenship of a country, has said she would like a family.
An Italian start-up has created a bionic arm extension which it says can help create an augmented human and assist with everyday tasks.
Artificial intelligence systems have been shown to be better than humans at many things – from spotting cancer on tissue slides to mastering the ancient Chinese game Go – but when it comes to drone racing, humans still rule. For now.
Sony has revived its robot dog Aibo, more than a decade after the robotic pet last appeared.
American retail giant Walmart is trialling shelf-scanning robots.
Scientists at Harvard have created a robotic bee that is able to land and sit on water before taking off again.
Scientists from the US have created robots capable of shape-shifting, allowing them to adapt to an array of different tasks.
A robotic dentist has completed its first autonomous procedure by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth in China, according to reports.
As many as four million jobs in the UK private sector have the potential to be automated and taken on by robots, according to a survey of business leaders on the future of robotics and artificial intelligence.
Pepper, the humanoid robot created by Japanese firm Softbank and designed to assist around the home, has picked up a new skill – presiding over Buddhist funerals in Japan.