Robotic hands may not just be for Luke Skywalker anymore. Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction," which enables them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their minds.
Imagine a robot that can zoom through the water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration. That's just what scientists have developed, creating a new machine that moves through the water like an octopus.
Members at Lions Befrienders Senior Activity Centre at Mei Ling Street no longer have to wait for their scheduled workout regimen, thanks to the development of the new robot, named Xuan.
You can learn all sorts of things off of YouTube: how to play guitar, how to sew a shirt, how to bake a cake. Now, it seems as if robots can do the same.
Robots may tell scientists a bit more about the Antarctic. Underwater drones have now mapped the underside of Antarctica's sea ice, revealing algae and other organisms that live within this icy ecosystem.
There may be some new improvements for prosthetic legs. Scientists have applied robot control theory to enable powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the wearer's environment and help amputees walk.
Scientists have shown how chains of self-assembling particles could potentially serve as electrically activated muscles in machines that are smaller than a grain of sand.
Scientists are giving cyborg cockroaches an upgrade. They've created new technology that allows these biobots to pick up sounds with small microphones, and then seek out the source of the sound.
How does a robot make a decision? It's all based on its programming, but understanding what goes into this decision-making process is important for future system designs.
Scientists may have may found a safer and less invasive way to address epilepsy with a new robot.
Sidewinder snakes have the amazing ability to quickly climb sandy slopes in the desert. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this ability and have created a snake-like robot to test ideas spawned by observing real snakes.