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While some robots learn to deliver pizza, others are saving lives

A bomb-disposal robot being demonstrated. Such robots are being improved to make them work better in dangerous situations as well as helping to evacuate people.


WHILE Silicon Valley touts new robots that will greet you at the airport, deliver Cheetos to your hotel room or get you a pizza in a hurry, other machines have had more serious jobs for decades.

Take Northrop Grumman Remotec's products. The robotics division of the...

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