'The ultimate goal is to create a system which moves and feels just like a natural arm would,' scientist says
The Google-owned robotics company has made a name for itself with life-like machines
Teaching robots to feel pain could help keep them and their human colleagues safer in the future
The technology could one day be used to make normal autonomous cars safer
The research could have huge consequences for the creation of robots that fill the role of human beings
The robot, named 'Mark 1' took a year-and-a-half and over £34,000 to build
Kinba's main role is to provide information on how humans react with robots to advance the development of social automated beings
Scientists used implants in the beetle's muscles to control its walking speed and direction
Social robot avatar technology will make long-distance communication less alienating, and help us push towards having robots like C-3PO becoming part of our everyday lives, maintains Dr Paul Bremner
The rise of artificial intelligence could put millions of human workers out of jobs - could a basic income be a solution?
The unusual robot takes its design inspiration from the common American cockroach
James Young's new arm is inspired by Big Boss's weaponised bionic limb from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
University claims the social robots could even 'serve as a platform for healthcare services in future'
It's a Christmas miracle
The Foundation for Responsible Robotics this week warned us that we are rushing into a potentially perilous future of autonomous weapons and automated household helpers. Jamie Nimmo asks if the new world will really be so dystopian
Investing in robots would create more, not fewer, jobs for the UK’s embattled manufacturing industry, according to research from Barclays.