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
Microsoft said the account was 'inadvertently' activated as they tried to make adjustments to the software
The rumoured sale is reportedly down to financial concerns and internal conflicts
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
Delegates to the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos were reportedly very interested in the 'killer robots' issue
Although the foundation which gave the award acknowledge Hawking and Musk aren't really Luddites, they said they had contributed to 'feverish hand-wringing' over the dangers of AI
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.
The skin is made up of two layers, and could be a huge step towards creating artificial skin that works like the real thing
Is this the future of fast food restaurants?
It's hoped the way they adapt their foraging behavior will help to develop smarter robots
“The goal is to allow robotic systems to benefit from the experience of other robots, paving the way for rapid advances in machine cognition"
Google's recent acquisition of Boston Dynamics means that the search giant now has access to bots that can stride, gallop and leap - see below to take a look at some of the most fascinating and advanced robots on YouTube
The 600lb robot succesfully detached from the Chang'e-3 lander this weekend