Researchers say the xenobots are ‘entirely new life-forms’.Read the full story ›
International experts is focusing on how to deal with futuristic weapons systems that could conduct war without human intervention.Read the full story ›
Experts warn of bots manipulating the news agenda, social media and elections as well as the hijacking of drones and autonomous vehicles.Read the full story ›
Artificial intelligence is set to "fundamentally" change the way people live and work, the Science and Technology Committee has warned.Read the full story ›
Ricky Ma spent over £35,000 over the course of a year-and-a-half to build the robot, but won't reveal which Hollywood star it resembles.Read the full story ›
A global unemployment rate of 50% is possible as job vacancies are filled by machines, according to scientist Moshe Vardi.Read the full story ›
Japanese tech company Toshiba has unveiled an uncannily life-like communications robot.Read the full story ›
A robotic arm for amputees named after the "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker, has been approved for production, which could revolutionize the industry worldwide.
The arm can perform multiple, simultaneous movements and has been allowed for sale by the US Food and Drug Administration after extensive testing.
The arm has been allowed to be mass produced after reviewing data, including a US Department of Veterans Affairs study, in which 90 percent of people who used the device were able to perform complex tasks.
These included using keys and locks, feeding themselves, using zippers and brushing and combing hair.
From factory robots to artificial intelligence systems in offices, could a new machine age be coming?Read the full story ›
Internet and technology giant Google has expanded its robot work by buying Boston Dynamics, a maker of research robots for the Pentagon.Read the full story ›