Robots are a fact of life. Soon they will kill us. We'd like to document the coming apocalypse

Baby robot Affetto gets a torso

Baby robot Affetto g...

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This is one baby that I don't care to babysit anytime soon. And neither should you. You may not survive the experience. Osaka University’s Affetto ...

Fake Robot Baby Is Terrifying

Fake Robot Baby Is T...

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The latest resident of the Uncanny valley is this terrifying fake baby. Terrifying on one hand because it moves so much like a real baby, ...

Kokoro’s Latest Android Actroid F

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For our latest excursion into the uncanny valley, Geminoid F is back and starring in a new PR video from Kokoro, who collaborates with Osaka ...

M3-neony And M3-synchy Make A Cute Couple

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JST ERATO, in collaboration with Osaka University’s Prof. Minoru Asada and Prof. Hiroshi Ishiguro, have developed two new robots called M3-neony and M3-synchy. The ...

A Robot That Can Sort And Recycle Plastic

A Robot That Can Sor...

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Most plastics in circulation are recyclable, but very few actually get recycled. By very few, I mean only about 6%. That's not good at all. ...

Spring Body Robot Designed To Investigate Gas Pipes

Spring Body Robot De...

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Osaka Gas Co. and Osaka University have teamed up to develop a robot that can inspect the inside of gas pipes, eliminating the need and ...

CB2 “Child Robot” Is Back: Smarter, Creepier too

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I can hardly look at this thing. I keep seeing my face shredded as it pulls out my intestines and holds them up for me ...

Wakamaru Takes On Acting

Wakamaru Takes On Ac...

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Ah Wakamaru. Is there anything you can't do? Now the little bot has set his sights on an acting career. The robot now has an ...

Repliee Robot Is The Stuff Robot Nightmares Are Made Of

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Thanks CEATEC. Thanks for reminding us that our fear of the coming Robot horrors are completely justified. Some can kill us with brute force right ...