Wearing a mask is just one measure, along with handwashing and social distancing to try to contain Covid-19.

The percentage of people in Ireland wearing face masks in public is quite low – far lower than the 83.4 per cent uptake reported in Italy. This is des(...)

Roboticist Sergi Santos and his wife Maritza Kissamitaki are seated with their sex robot creations in their home workshop on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Santos, who founded his company Synthea Amatus, aims to introduce sex robots with artificial intelligence to the consumer market. Photograph: Lin Taylor/Thomson Reuters Foundation

In the hilly outskirts of sunny Barcelona, Spanish scientist Sergi Santos looks proudly over what appears to be five busty women in tiny shorts and ta(...)

Can a sex robot really be a substitute for the real thing?

We’ve seen robots drive cars, run jump and carry stuff and soon they’ll be able to sate your wildest sex fantasies. Technology has finally caught up, (...)

Women are choosing to freeze their eggs to gain time to find the right partner rather than to pursue their careers, new research suggests.

Women are choosing to freeze their eggs to gain time to find the right partner rather than to pursue their careers, new research suggests. Based on i(...)

Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics, Julien Seret, Business Development Director, Aldebaran, and Erica Young, Advisor, Insight Robotics.

Dr Kathleen Richardson has called for a ban on sex robots. Specifically, the ones that look like humans. They’re already being sold and if the Roxxx(...)