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Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes, says Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates

February 20, 2017 11:10 am

Gates said he believes that governments should tax companies' use of robots, as a way to slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment.

Japanese scientists develop sticky insect-sized drones to help pollinate crops

February 11, 2017 7:21 pm

Researchers are hopeful that their invention could someday help carry the burden that modern agricultural demand has put on colonies and in turn benefit farmers.

Exhibition charts 500 years of evolution of robots

February 08, 2017 11:33 am

Ben Russell charts the evolution of automatons for an exhibition which he hopes will force people to think about other robotic forms.

Robots may replace UK's public sector workers as early as 2030

February 07, 2017 1:10 pm

Report said even doctors, nurses could fall victim to the rise of the machines, which can outperform humans at some diagnoses and routine surgical procedures

Robot reporter in China gets its first news article published

January 19, 2017 1:53 pm

A robot journalist made its debut in a Chinese daily today with a 300 characters-long article written in just a second, scientists say.

EU's move to give robots legal status 'to treat them like corporations'

January 17, 2017 1:56 pm

One needs to look at corporations which carry legal responsibility but aren't recognised as having human rights or seen as individuals, say experts.

Humanoid robot Pepper is amusing, but is it practical?

January 01, 2017 4:50 pm

Pepper embodies the ambitions of SoftBank Robotics, an Asian joint venture formed by a trio of major technology companies.

Indian team wins silver in World Robot Olympiad

November 28, 2016 11:03 am

Team "High Voltage" from India won silver in the Regular Junior High category in the 13th World Robot Olympiad (WRO).

Now, an ingestible robot can patch stomach wound

May 14, 2016 4:54 pm

It's really exciting to see small origami robots doing something with potential important applications to health care.

RoboBee is the first tiny robot that can fly and swim

October 26, 2015 4:15 pm

Scientists have designed an insect-like robot smaller than a paperclip that can both fly and swim - paving the way for future dual aerial aquatic robotic vehicles


Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.