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Robotic disinfectant sprayer for preventing the novel coronavirus climbs steps in Luoyang, Henan, on February 22, 2020.

These robots are fighting the coronavirus in China by disinfecting hospitals, taking temperatures, and preparing meals

Robots are being used to spray disinfectant all over the city, but they've also been used to cook rice in hospitals and dispense hand sanitizer.
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This robot wanders New York City informing people about coronavirus, but it’s already been banned from one park

The robot reportedly surveyed 300 people, and no one showed symptoms of COVID-19. So far it has been seen around Times Square and Bryant Park.
"Mythbusters" host Adam Savage built a rickshaw to be pulled by Boston Dynamics' Spot robot.

‘Mythbusters’ host Adam Savage built a rickshaw pulled by a Boston Dynamics robot

The experiment was an overall success, although Spot struggled taking the rickshaw up a slight hill.
Marty the robot hangs out in Giant Food Stores.

From robotic shop assistants to AR, these 10 pieces of tech could change shopping forever

We took a look at 10 of the biggest tech developments in retail that could make shopping faster, easier, and more personalized.
A robot named Little Peanut delivers food to people under quarantine from the Wuhan coronavirus.

A robot named Little Peanut is delivering food to people in quarantine amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

"Hello everyone. Cute Little Peanut is serving food to you now," the robot said, according to a translation. "Enjoy your meal."

An adorable grocery robot is celebrating his first birthday with a party in hundreds of stores — and it reveals a dystopian truth about the futu...

Marty, an adorable clean-up assisting robot, was rolled out to 172 Giant Food Stores and 325 Stop and Shop locations beginning last January.

PHOTOS: I ate in Haidilao’s new S$888 VIP room that has an exclusive light show – here’s what it was like

Honestly, you'd probably have a better time sitting with everyone else.
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Walmart is bringing robots to 650 more stores as the retailer ramps up automation in stores nationwide

The Bossa Nova robots, which are designed to scan items on shelves to assist with price accuracy and restocking, are already present in 350 stores.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son and the company's Pepper robot.

Humans react poorly to trash talk, even if it’s coming from a cute robot that’s been programmed to insult them, researchers found

A new study from Carnegie Mellon University shows that people's performance can be affected by insults, even if they're somewhat gentle.