Humanoid

05.07.13
Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese
05.07.13

Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese

"Emergency taking place!" That's quite possibly the last thing you'd want to hear from anyone smel...

By Z. Honig,   05.07.13
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04.05.13
Boston Dynamics' Petman robot successfully wears clothes (video)
04.05.13

Boston Dynamics' Petman robot successfully wears clothes (video)

Boston Dynamics has been releasing video after video of its Petman humanoid robot performing a var...

By D. Melanson,   04.05.13
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03.16.13
Corefire Imp will melt faces and take names
03.16.13

Corefire Imp will melt faces and take names

Corefire Imp may be one of the underdogs out there in the battle pet world. I'm sure some pet bat...

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03.16.13
Insert Coin semifinalist: cSpring bipedal robot platform hands-on (video)
03.16.13

Insert Coin semifinalist: cSpring bipedal robot platform hands-on (video)

Those looking to tinker with humanoid robots aren't exactly lacking for options these days, but Co...

By D. Melanson,   03.16.13
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09.03.12
Max Planck Institute sequences genome of Siberian girl from 80,000 years ago, smashes DNA barriers
09.03.12

Max Planck Institute sequences genome of Siberian girl from 80,000 years ago, smashes DNA barriers

We've known little of the genetic sequences of our precursors, despite having found many examples...

By J. Fingas,   09.03.12
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07.26.12
Baby robot Affetto gets a torso, still gives us the creeps (video)
07.26.12

Baby robot Affetto gets a torso, still gives us the creeps (video)

It's taken a year to get the sinister ticks and motions of Osaka University's Affetto baby head ou...

By M. Smith,   07.26.12
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07.24.12
Nao humanoid climbs spiral staircase, breakfast in bed is around the corner (video)
07.24.12

Nao humanoid climbs spiral staircase, breakfast in bed is around the corner (video)

Robots can clean your pool and pick up after your lavish dinner parties, but what use is Mr. Nao w...

By S. Silbert,   07.24.12
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07.09.12
Chinese androids wear tracksuits, play sports, but not at the same time (video)
07.09.12

Chinese androids wear tracksuits, play sports, but not at the same time (video)

When we last caught up with the Beijing Institute's family of bots, their abilities extended to sl...

By S. Sakr,   07.09.12
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06.22.12
Samsung files patents for robot that mimics human walking and breathing, ratchets up the creepy factor
06.22.12

Samsung files patents for robot that mimics human walking and breathing, ratchets up the creepy factor

As much as Samsung is big on robots, it hasn't gone all-out on the idea until a just-published qua...

By J. Fingas,   06.22.12
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