Airplane pilots in the cockpit

AP Interview: Airbus is ready for pilotless jets - are you?

June 18, 2019

The chief salesman for Airbus says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.

A pizza delivery vehicle

Domino's Brings Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Pilot to Texas

June 18, 2019

Domino’s Pizza Inc. plans to test unmanned pizza delivery in Houston later this year.

A woman in an autonomous car

Shifting Alliances Hint At New Balance Of Power In Autonomous Cars

June 14, 2019

Once upon a time, autonomous drive developers could dictate terms to automakers but that seems to be changing.

ndoculus flips on its lights in front of a medical training device meant to mimic a human colon

A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

May 28, 2019

Researchers, led by engineer Mark Rentschler, are using a robot that can navigate the squishy and often-unpredictable terrain of the intestine.

Tornado forming in a field

Nature: Tornado scientists send drone fleet into violent thunderstorms

May 23, 2019

Army of researchers descends on the central United States to figure out why only certain storms spawn the most powerful twisters.

Autonomous truck delivering mail

US Postal Service Delivers Mail Using TuSimple's Self-Driving Trucks

May 22, 2019

Robot-trucking startup TuSimple has a contract to haul mail for the United States Postal Service in a paid trial.

Sunflowers in a sunflower field

Do plants have social networks?

May 15, 2019

Research being led by CU Boulder Assistant Professor Orit Peleg is studying social systems in sunflowers through an award from the Human Frontier Science Program.

A rendering of what the NASA habitat would look like

Video: CU chosen to develop autonomous space habitats for astronauts

May 13, 2019

NASA picked CU Boulder and other universities to study ways to create smart habitats that could one day be on Mars, the Moon, or in even deeper space.

A robot's head

Video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease

May 10, 2019

Robots struggle to walk across difficult terrain, researchers say, but that’s changing fast.

A woman riding in an autonomous car

Dude, Where’s My Autonomous Car?

May 6, 2019

The 6 levels of driving automation and where we are now.

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