#Robotics

Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

3 months ago — Deep Dive

An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one...

Meet the USAF robot dogs

5 months ago — Long Read

The United States Air Force has revealed its first generation of semi-autonomous quadrupedal unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGV) ... aka robot dogs! The US will be the first nation to put...

China Deploys Real Life RoboCop

2 years ago — Quick Read

China has become the first country in the world to deploy a real-life RoboCop. The newly unveiled bots have been tasked with assisting their human counterparts maintain order on China's...

Meet the world first 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots

2 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers from North Carolina State University have created the tech that could one day to lead to robots that can contract, reshape and grab small objects.

UK invests in army of tiny Robots to (one-day) eliminate Road Work

2 years ago — Quick Read

The UK is set to invest £26.6 million in build microrobots. These tiny robotic critters will help repair the UK’s vast underground pipe network. Typically these types of roadworks are...

Mattel’s latest Barbie builds robots & teaches kids to code

3 years ago — Long Read

Mattel's latest Barbie has just gone on sale. The 'Barbie Career of the Year Robotics Engineer Doll' shows how the company is getting serious about science. The first Barbie went...