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Crawling iCub Is the Robot Baby You Never Wanted
Watching iCub crawl around at IROS 2011 reminds us all why robot babies are really not a good idea
Robot Babies: Cute or Creepy?
There's been a proliferation of robot children in recent years. Tell us which you think are the coolest, cutest, and creepiest
Laboratories in Europe are adopting iCub robotic toddlers constructed from modular pieces and open source software to study learning and cognition
Robots for Real: Lessons From a Mechanical Child
A child humanoid robot called iCub is helping Swiss scientists study cognition, learning, and mobility
The Robot Baby Reality Matrix
Some robot babies look real. Some act real. A few do both
Robot Pic of the Week: Humanoids Like Sightseeing Too
iCub enjoys the view of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco
Video: Drones, Quadrupeds, Humanoids, and More Robots From ICRA 2013
Here are all the robots you may have missed at ICRA conference
Robots for Real: MIT's Shape-Shifting Robots
Daniela Rus wants to create self-reconfiguring robots that can change their shape'and become anything
Willow Garage Giving Away 11 PR2 Robots Worth Over $4 Million
The robotics company has announced the 11 institutions in the U.S., Europe, and Japan that will receive its advanced PR2 robot to develop new applications
TED Roundup: Heather Knight and Cynthia Breazeal Talk Robot Comedy and Interactivity
Watch these two TED Talks from robot researchers Heather Knight and Cynthia Breazeal, on interactive robot comedy and why we don't have robots in our homes yet
Who's Afraid of the Uncanny Valley?
To design the androids of the future, we shouldn't fear exploring the depths of the uncanny valley
Robot Videos: Festo's SmartBird, Social Robots, and Autonomous Cars
Here are three fascinating robot videos to start off your week
Hacked Kinect Runs on iRobot Create
By attaching a Microsoft Kinect sensor to an iRobot Create, MIT's Personal Robotics Group has created a gesture-sensing robot
PR2 Robot Learning To Bake Cookies, Humanity Surrenders to Yumminess
Everyone lucky enough to own a PR2 will soon be able to push a single button and have their robot bake them a fresh batch of cookies
MeBot Brings Intuitive Movement to Telepresence
All that arm-waving that you do when you talk can now be captured and transmitted through a telepresence robot
Heartland Robotics Developing $5k 'PC of Robots'?
Heartland Robotics is working on something new, and we have a few guesses as to what it might be
New Record for Nanowire-Based Solar Cells Achieved
Previous record nudged just slightly, but much higher conversion efficiencies should be achieved soon
What is a Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack and How Did it Break Twitter?
On Friday, multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks hit a common Domain Name System provider for popular sites including Twitter and Netflix
Replace Lego’s $190 Intelligent Brick with MIT’s Scratch and a $40 Raspberry Pi
A low-cost way to program and control Lego machines
Video Friday: Robot Toes, Wolverine Haptic Hand, and More From IROS 2016
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos