Algorithms are only as good as the people who make them.
Lightweight, flexible materials can be used to make health-monitoring wearable devices, but powering the devices is a challenge. Using fuel cells instead of batteries could make the difference.
Robots are helping health care workers and public safety officials more safely and quickly treat coronavirus patients and contain the pandemic. They have something in common: They're tried and tested.
AI can supplement the efforts of available medical personnel - and help keep them safe.
With the enhanced capabilities of today's robots and drones, recent examples from China and Thailand and ongoing research show that they have the potential to help us navigate disasters.
Having robots and other AI systems tell people what the AIs are doing makes them more trustworthy. A study finds that how a robot explains itself matters.
Sex technologies and 'erobots' could help address issues related to human desire, and physical and emotional needs of astronauts in space.
At Christmas shopping, you may have noticed toys are becoming very complex. They fly, hop, jump and follow you around – some even need to be 'connected'. But why are we seeing such technical advances?
At the heart of the debate is that most fundamental question: what does it mean to be human?
As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.
Sexbot advertising promises more than just sex toys. It is also trying to sell us a soulmate or trusted friend.
Automation does threaten jobs, but the most widely cited study exaggerates the effect and pointed to job losses in places where they didn't happen.
A safer, more flexible type of industrial robot is disrupting manufacturing.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.
If artificial intelligence can amaze us with its prowess, there are many areas where it falls flat when compared to human and animal intelligence.
We are far from defenseless against the rise of robots, although they'll take many of our routine jobs. Our special strength is our ability to apply rules that don't exist.
The revolution in offshore wind for UK energy supply has begun, but we will need the help of AI and robots to sustain it effectively.
Alan Turing devised a way to test if AI is functionally the same as a human – we've done the same for androids.
The idea that robots will take our jobs is not radically new – but artificial intelligence is now completely reorganising the global economy. Australia must act now to keep up with the world.
Maitland Lutheran School, of 240 students in rural South Australia, found a way to teach children programming code and an old Aboriginal language. The answer was Pink, the robot.