According to a new study, people can be tricked into feeling that an avatar, a generated image of a human figure, is their own body.
When an explosive ordnance robot is destroyed, soldiers feel loss, sadness and anger, a researcher discovers.
Researchers develop a new blueprint for touch-sensitive prosthetic limbs. The findings could someday convey real-time sensory information for amputees.
The NIH has awarded three projects $2.4 million over the next five years to develop innovative robots which work cooperatively with people and adapt to changing environments. The robotics will improve human capabilities and enhance medical procedures.
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The NRI is providing researchers with a $3.6 million grant to help develop a new kind of machine intelligence for surgical robotics.
Advances in robotics have made it possible to create artificial legs that can duplicate the natural movement of human legs. The research could help improve the mobility of lower-limb amputees.
Researchers move a step closer to creating a bench-top human which could eventually replace animal testing.
Researchers have developed faster and more energy efficient microchips based on the human brain. The technology offers greater possibilities for advances in robotic and understanding of the human brain.