Robotics

A “magnetic tentacle robot” could hunt down cancer deep in your lungs
The subtle art of language: why artificial general intelligence might be impossible
MIT’s “Mini Cheetah” teaches itself to run 8.7 mph, breaking speed record
companion robots
Robot kid successfully conveys six emotions on its face 
Solving the last mile problem with robotic delivery vehicles
Robot dog
Robot dogs are hiking the Alps and preparing for space
Shape-shifting material
Shape-shifting material morphs robot from driving to flying
surgery robot
Surgery robot outperforms humans at “keyhole surgery” 
warehouse robots
Boston Dynamics’ warehouse robots are taking over 
personal robot
New personal robot carries stuff around your house