Robot Therapy Dogs Designed To Help Patients Who Can't Care For Real PetsWe have all heard of therapy dogs, but what about a robot therapy dog? “Jennie” is a prototype robot therapy dog designed to help patients who are unable to care for a real pet.
Burger-Flipping Robot Is Back And Now 'Moves Like A Ninja'Flippy, the burger-flipping robot cook, has returned to a California fast food chain.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Big Changes Underway At Science Center, Including New Robot That Can Shoot HoopsA favorite with kids, and adults, at the Carnegie Science Center is being retired. But have no fear, it's being replaced with a newer and better version.
Inside The Bomb Squad's Robot Training PracticesFrom a distance away and with two robots in place, what could have been a bomb was disassembled with just the push of a button.
CMU Students Win 3rd Place, $500K In International Robotics CompetitionA team of Carnegie Mellon University students finished third in an international robotics competition.
Students Test Engineering Skills During National Robotics WeekIt's National Robotics Week at AlphaLab Gear in East Liberty. Organizer Laura Kelly of Innovation Works, Inc. says middle school students were helped by engineers from three local companies.
High School Students Test Their Skills In Cal U Robot CompetitionIt’s a competition like no other, robots going head-to-head in a test of skill and engineering.
CMU Robotics Professor Warns Of Growing TechnologyIllah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, does not help create the types of robots you will see in Terminator-like movies or even in the military.
Local Company Puts Drone In Pittsburgh's SkyFlying robots circling the skies above Pittsburgh?
Special Effects Take Movie-Making In Pittsburgh To Brand New LevelIncredible new special effects in movies are redefining the way Hollywood makes films, and Pittsburgh is playing a key role in making such movies possible.
Students Combining Science, Technology, Sports To Create RobotsForty-five robots, built by students, will take the floor at the Petersen Events Center March 15. Winners move on to the First Robotics national competition in Saint Louis. They have six weeks to finish their creations.
How Coal Is Important To The U.S. & World Former State Senator and CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance John Pippy stopped by the KDKA Radio studio to talk to Rob Pratte about the importance of coal.
Snake Robots Could Be Used To Assist Heart SurgeryInstead of completely opening up your rib cage for a heart operation, what would you say about a smaller incision and letting a snake do it?
Oakdale Students Put Robotic Twist On March MadnessFourth and fifth graders at Donaldson Elementary in Oakdale squared off in the battle of the sumo-bots. The robotic twist on March Madness culminated a four-week outreach program with Pittsburgh Technical Institute.