November 15, 2021

A journal essay argues that Western societies could benefit from acknowledging social robots' relational value.

picture of senior citizen reaching out to touch robot
November 17, 2020

The idea of robot companions for older adults is considered "unseemly and unthinkable," says Nancy Jecker, a professor of bioethics and humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

November 17, 2020

Social isolation is worsening and detrimental to health. A bioethicist sees an opportunity: robot companions for seniors.

May 18, 2018

Robots can now create human mini-organs from stem cells.

May 17, 2018

A robotic approach to mass-producing organoids could accelerate regenerative medicine research and drug discovery.

Subscribe to robots