A robot is a machine that is programmed to perform certain tasks autoamtically.
Robots can be humanoid or simply come in the form of robotic arms that are often used in factories. They are at the heart of a societal shift towards automation, such as in factories, hospitals, storehouses, agriculture, the care sector, but also in a domestic context. This page collates DW content on robots.
Despite breaking into the notoriously impenetrable auto industry and building popular electric cars, Tesla and its boss Elon Musk have had a rough ride lately. Is the end nigh for them, or is the dawn about to break?
If Marijuana can make old mice brains younger, does that work with humans too? What is the point of monogamy if our instincts tell us to have sex with as many people as possible? When are most soccer goals scored in the course of a game, statistically? And can robots help us fall asleep?
Ireland’s historic vote on abortion – Germany’s asylum scandal – Board games and social change in the former Soviet Union – Ramadan where the sun never sets – The tumbling lira and Turkey’s elections – Far-right attacks on the rise in Greece – The robot breaking the isolation of sick children – Do cartoon characters promote childhood obesity? - Organic sounds with Vienna's Vegetable Orchestra.