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5 Slightly Creepy Human-ish Robots

While some robotics engineers looked to the animal kingdom for inspiration, these robots are trying to show off their human side.<p>While some robotics engineers looked to the animal kingdom for inspiration, these robots are trying to show off their human side.

Robotics

NOPE: Robot With Human Skeleton And Muscles

<i>Nice shoes brobro, you see those at the store and fall in love with them? See -- LOL.</i><p>This is Kenshiro. Kenshiro is a robot with a human skeleton and …

A Humanoid Robot With Lifelike Bones And Muscles

Watch it stretch.<p>We see a <i>lot</i> of robots here, including some that mimic human movement. But this one gets a special prize for having the most muscles--or the robot equivalent, pulley-like contraptions--of any robot based on a natural creature. The final muscle tally for the University of Tokyo's …

Watch This Childlike Humanoid Robot Begin To Comprehend Language

Robot iCub uses an artificial neural network to understand new sentences.<p>A robot with an artificial brain is learning languages--even heavily accented ones--by stringing together words and sentences. Peter Ford Dominey and his colleagues at the French National Institute of Health and Medical …

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Robots at Work and Play

Advancements in robotics are continually taking place in the fields of space exploration, health care, public safety, entertainment, defense, and more. These machines -- some fully autonomous, some requiring human input -- extend our grasp, enhance our capabilities, and travel as our surrogates to …

The Sensitive Robot: How Haptic Technology is Closing the Mechanical Gap [Sponsored Post]

One differentiator that’s always separated humans from robots is our ability to touch and feel, but advances in haptic technology are rapidly closing the mechanical gap.<p>There are surgeons operating on patients right now who can't feel their instruments. Similarly, there are workers in nuclear …

This Video Of A Robot, Hooded And Chained By The Neck As Humans Test It, Will Tug At Your Soul

This video (below) of "Petman," a robot being developed by Boston Dynamics for use in testing protective clothing for soldiers under fire from chemical weapons, will make you realize that there's an alternative dystopian future for us and robots: One in which they become a vast underclass of …

Robot-Human Interaction: Will We Bond With Bots In The Future? (VIDEO)

We often think of robots as merely assembly-line tools meant for physical labor. But they're capable of much more than that: like companionship, and even love.<p>Will we come to depend on robots as a source of empathy? And will we welcome them everywhere, from the boardroom to the bedroom? Research …

Living side by side with robots

STANFORD, Calif.--When I walked onto the Stanford University campus this week and into the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab, I was greeted by a short, gray robot waving his two long arms -- he was looking for a high-five.<p>All around me robots of all sizes were roaming the floor. I was trapped -- …

Robotics

Human-Robot Interaction: What Do Machines Mean For Future Of Communication? (VIDEO)

If a squat, cardboard-framed robot with a high-pitched voice started asking you questions, would you answer it? Would you share your troubles? Unload your concerns?<p>Many people would -- at least, that's what roboticist and artist Alex Reben has found. He unleashed the smiling bot Boxie in the halls …

Missing Man Wanders Up Behind News Crew While They're Reporting On His Disappearance

A TV news crew in Maine found a missing 73-year-old man as they were reporting on his disappearance.<p>Robert McDonough, of Limington, walked up to reporter Norm Karkos and identified himself after Karkos finished a live update. McDonough has dementia and had been missing for about 14 hours.<p>News …

Human Brain Treats Phantom Limbs as Real

Years after they lose an arm or leg, amputees’ brains still carry an image of the missing limb that can be exactly the same as the image of the real …

Neurophilosophy

Green Tea, Coffee Drinkers Have Fewer Strokes

For those who enjoy a cup of coffee or green tea, there’s good news: drinking them regularly may help reduce the risk of stroke.<p>In a new Japanese …