Robot Firefighter Could Save Lives at Sea

Robot Firefighter Could Save Lives at Sea

A new firefighting robot has recently been unveiled which could save many lives at sea. The U.S. Navy has been developing a prototype of a humanoid that can move aboard a ship and manipulate firefighting equipment. As part of a program called Damage Control Technologies for the 21st Century, the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) […]

Penguin Robot Spies on Species

Penguin Robot Spies on Species

Studying wild animals or birds in their natural habitat has always been difficult for scientists. The presence of people around at best makes them nervous, at worst scares them. Either way, they are not likely to behave in their normal manner. But, a new solution is letting scientists get up close in animals’ natural habitats […]

Robot Bosses Preferable to Human Bosses Study Says

Robot Bosses Preferable to Human Bosses Study Says

A new study out of MIT shows that robot bosses are preferable to human bosses. The goal of the researchers was to analyze how comfortable people were working alongside a robot. Surprisingly, most people in the study preferred the robot to be in charge. A good boss is essential to a happy workplace, and everyone […]