#Robots

Meet LEONARDO – a bipedal robot who can ride a skateboard and walk a tightrope

1 week ago — Quick Read

Engineers at Caltech have developed a bipedal walking robot that can fly, tightrope, and skateboard.

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

9 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...

How should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed?

2 years ago — Quick Read

The Ethics of AI: how should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed? Ethics of AI: how should we treat rational, sentient robots – if they existed? A...

High Tech Helpers set to debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic’s

3 years ago — Quick Read

Tokyo 2020's Organising Committee has unveiled the first Tokyo 2020 Robot Project helpers. These high tech robots will be tasked with assisting spectators in wheelchairs during the 2020 games. The...

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

3 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...

5 Eco-Cities of the Near Future

3 years ago — Deep Dive

Pneumatic waste systems, pollution sensors, robots, drones, and self-driving cars - Engineers are taking the tech we predicted for the far future and using it to create viable modern cities...