SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders. The company started adding technology to a handful of warehouses
Apple has unveiled a brand new "secret lab" that aims to invent the future of recycling. The sci-fi facility in Texas will use artificial intelligence and a squadron of robots to rip apart iPhones – all
The National Institute of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) of Japan is developing a humanoid robot that is capable of performing simple construction tasks. HRP-5P can comfortably — albeit slowly
In case you had any doubts that we live in the future, scientists just created a medical device straight out of Star Trek or, depending on your view of autonomous DNA-splicing nanorobots, perhaps Black
By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people. A Swedish
Terminator moves step closer to reality as scientists create synthetic muscle that can lift 1,000 times its own weight
An artificial muscle that can lift 1,000 times its own weight has been created, laying the groundwork for Terminator-like humanoid robots. Scientists used a 3D printing technique to create the rubber-like
Power Rangers had Megazord. Voltron had, well, Voltron. Individual robots that combine to form one larger, cooler—dare we say, more badass—automaton have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades.