Imagine a world where disaster rescue robots can readily change their body size and shape to adapt to different terrains and environments. We’re taking a closer look at the next five big things in science.
Refreshed and salty from its travels along the Ningaloo Reef, our favourite underwater robot Starbug X has been shining a light on some of the secrets beneath the world-heritage waters.
With an ageing workforce, breakthroughs in virtual and augmented reality technology are expected to step in and change the worksites of the future.
Will our human intuition be a match for true artificial intelligence?
Despite our technological limitations, it is not impossible for some aspects of communication to be emulated by a machine with surprising effect.
The techniques used by Google’s program to beat the world champion of Go could find its way into new applications, so is it time to start prepping for Judgement Day à la Sarah Connor?
Are we heading towards mass unemployment as computers and robots do all the work? The short answer is no – and we could even see job numbers increase.
Intelligent machines are taking on many of the jobs once carried out by humans but that doesn’t mean we’ll have mass unemployment.
C-3PO and R2-D2 are synonymous with Star Wars but there’s a new bot on the block. Get the scoop on BB-8 in our latest Double Helix magazine.