Killer Robots: Pump vs. Live Free or Die
The rookie Live Free or Die team hope they have what it takes to bring down RoboGames combat veteran, Pump. See what happens when a newbie takes on a seasoned pro.
One Step Beyond: The Hybrid Assistive Limb
On Discovery Channel's "One Step Beyond," learn about the Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL), a wearable robotic exoskeleton. It enables humans to lift heavier loads with ease.
Assignment Discovery: Robotic Mechanical Arm
On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," watch a demonstration of a robotic arm that uses cameras to make real-time decisions that allow it to perform tasks such as throwing and catching a ball.
One Step Beyond: The Insbot
On Discovery Channel's "One Step Beyond," scientists have programmed tiny robots, called insbots, to interact with real cockroaches. Once placed in the same location with cockroaches, the insbots are able to influence the collective decision.
Discovery News 2009: Man Controls Robotic Hand
For a month, Pierpaolo Petruzziello's amputated arm was connected to a robotic limb, allowing him to feel sensations and control the arm with his thoughts. Rossella Lorenzi talks to him about the bionic experiment.
One Step Beyond: Starbug
On Discovery Channel's "One Step Beyond," Starbug is an autonomous submarine robot that patrols reefs. The robot submarine uses inertial sensing and cameras to navigate through the ocean.
One Step Beyond: Human Like Android
On Discovery Channel's "One Step Beyond," scientists in Japan have created a human-like android to interact with people. They programmed the robot to make subtle human movements in order to seem more lifelike.
From the archives of Discovery: This robotic hand imitates some of the most intricate processes of a human hand. Learn more about robotics in this video.
Wired NextFest: Power Assist Suit
On The Science Channel's "Wired NextFest," learn about the Power Assist Suit, a bionic body suit that will allow nurses to lift heavy patients.
Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT
Watch this video about artificial intelligence (AI) on HowStuffWorks. MIT researchers believe that one day scientists will be able to develop a robot as capable as a human being. Learn about an AI research lab in this video from MIT.
Future Car: Robot Drivers
In the future, we will hand the wheel over to the car itself. Learn how this technology works on Discovery Channel's "Future Car."
Recent Videos in Robotics
Killer Robots: Combat Highlights
Check out even more of the best moments from the RoboGames 2011 heavyweight combat event. Beware of projectile bolts and spontaneous bursts of flame.
Killer Robots: Vicious Combot Mashup
Get up close to the action and check out some of the most intense moments from the RoboGames 2011 heavyweight combat event. It's a good thing this glass is bulletproof.
Killer Robots: Fire-Fighting
Watch as this robot competes in the RoboGames fire-fighting event. The goal is to maneuver through the maze, locate the open flame and snuff it out.
Killer Robots: Robot Stretch
Who says you have to have muscles to enjoy a good stretch? Watch as this perfectly balanced bot gets nimble at RoboGames 2011.