Robots can do hard, dangerous and repetitive tasks 24/7 and they are fast getting more advanced and helpful.
Powered by wind and light alone, the robot Fairy could in the future be used for everything from monitoring wildlife to pollinating plants.
BeachBot is a mobile beach cleaning robot which picks up cigarette butts from the sand and disposes them into safe bins. The robot uses an AI-detection algorithm to find the butts.
A company has proven that sustainable ocean mining is possible with the world's first hovering robot.
Researchers have produced a prototype of a robot that independently detects and repairs damage to the rails.
Robots that understand and can interact with the surrounding environment will be able to replace all physical human labor, which will lead to a dramatic expansion of the world economy.
Engineers have created half-milimeter robo-crabs that could have interesting implementations.
A robot that can test how the taste changes as we chew will be able to cook tastier food tailored to each person's preference.
With the help of machine learning, researchers have taught a robot to perform bowel surgery on its own - and even better than human surgeons can.