SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – WHERE ARE THE ROBOTS?

Humanoid robots are a common feature in sci-fi: human in appearance, they help in the home, provide assistance to the physically handicapped and provide company for lonely pensioners. And yet a peek behind the curtain of robotics research shows that you really need to be an optimist when working in the field of robotics. There is still a long and difficult road to travel before we arrive at the day when a household robot can bake a cake. In contrast […]