Sophia Becomes First Robot Granted CitizenshipA humanoid robot has been granted citizenship by the country of Saudi Arabia; becoming the first robotic creation to be given such a distinction.
Robots Compete In Response To California Disaster SimulationRobots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
Home Bound Students Use Robot To Virtually Participate In LAUSD ClassesStudents with special needs Tuesday demonstrated how new technology allows for virtual participation within classroom and social settings.
Robot Lends A Hand During Pioneering Hysterectomy ProcedureA breakthrough medical procedure relies on a robot and a single incision through the belly button.
Irvine Hospital Welcomes Germ-Fighting Robot An Irvine hospital is the first facility in Orange County to try out a germ-zapping robot.
‘Suspicious Backpack’ Prompts Evacuation Of Walmart In RosemeadA Walmart in Rosemead was evacuated Monday after a suspicious backpack was found outside the store.
A Peek At What NASA's New Rover Packed For MarsNASA's latest tourist, the roving robot named Curiosity, will lug around a suite of gadgets to snap pictures, sniff, taste and even drill.
Hoops-Shooting Robot Stolen From Riverside Church Parking LotA group of junior high and high school science students on Friday pleaded for whomever is responsible for stealing a student-built basketball-shooting robot to return it.
Santa Monica Inventor Selling Real-Life 'Avatars'TiLR is the brainchild of Fred Nikgohar, founder and CEO of RoboDynamics Corp. Nikgohar has built a robot that can be controlled from anywhere with a laptop or 4G mobile phone, a sort of “Avatar” or “Surrogate.”