NASA picks early winners for its ISS robot arm challenge
Astrobee should reach the station in 2019.
Neato robot vacuum can map multiple floors of your home
It also knows when to recharge if it can't finish cleaning in one go.
OpenAI's Dactyl system improves the dexterity of robot hands
The team only used abstracted simulations to train with.
Russia may send a robot 'crew' to space in 2019
The FEDOR androids will reportedly have lift off by 2019.
Harvard's robot arm can grab squishy sea animals without hurting them
It could help study jellyfish and octopuses in a safer way.
Emotional robot uses goosebumps to show how it's feeling
You could know it needs a hug just by holding it.
MIT's Cheetah robot doesn't need eyes to climb, run and jump
It can feel its way through the world when cameras aren't available.
Harvard's tiny robot can swim and walk underwater
The Ambulatory Microrobot is at home on land or a (very small) sea.
Smart prosthetic ankle can adapt to uneven ground
It moves in the style of a real ankle.