Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In their review entitled "Chemie der
The DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) is extremely difficult competition of robot systems and software teams vying to develop robots capable of assisting humans in responding to natural and man-made disasters. Seventeen teams from around the world will be
In last 6 months Google has been quietly buying key robotics companies and has since then bought 8 of them. Their latest and crown acquisition for this year – cutting edge robotic company Boston Dynamics – was announced on Friday, December 13.
Roboy (credit: Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Zurich) Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Zurich envisaged new class of service robots – Roboy – advanced humanoids covered with “soft skin” and having tendon-driven