"This fascinating book integrates science and technology while posing questions about societal issues that will affect our future...An excellent blend of biology, psychology, physics, and engineering helps the reader understand the dynamic relationship between basic and applied science...This small book is packed with information. The details are explicit, and it's full of fascinating stories and facts. The dramatic pictures and detailed diagrams provide excellent support."
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"This volume is a wonderful multifaceted book about the quest to build intelligent machines that are able to survive on their own. As the chapters unfold, the exciting world of robotic science and its place in modern society comes to life...There is something for everyone in this well-written and beautifully arranged book. It provides an excellent overview of robotic science, while the approximately 200 clearly captioned illustrations tell a story all on their own."
Science Books & Films, June 2003