Labor shortages in Japan's care sector have prompted some nursing homes to employ robots to take care of the elderly.
Activists against the development of robots that would select and attack targets without any human input accuse the US and Russia of frustrating international efforts aimed at outlawing the development of these weapons.
The robot named Fedor will test skills and aid astronauts on the International Space Station. A previous attempt to dock the Soyuz spacecraft had failed over the weekend.
A Russian humanoid robot has started his journey to the International Space Station, serving as a mechanical passenger for a new type of rocket. The Skybot F850 android, named Fedor, is set to learn new skills in space.
As its society overall ages, China plans to scrap its one-child policy. Other Asian nations also face the challenge of demographic change.
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