U.S. Military To Be 30 Percent Robotic In Twelve Years

Click to viewThe U.S. military is being taken over by robots. Clearing buildings, recovering unexploded munitions and searching for bombs are some of the deadliest tasks a soldier can face in Iraq, and most of them can be done by robots. Plus, the Pentagon has plans to introduce even more robotic troops into military… » 8/06/08 8:00am 8/06/08 8:00am

Flying, Smelling Robots Will Create Pollution Maps

Want to know if it's a bad air day and you should stay inside to avoid airborne toxins? If you live in Japan, you can check a robot-created map to find out exactly what the pollen content of the air is in any given place at that moment. These cute, round robots with their friendly red eyes are actually air-sampling… » 1/30/08 7:30am 1/30/08 7:30am