Simple text and close-up photographs present the amazing advancements of today's robots. Readers will learn about the incredible developments of human-like automatons, some who perform dangerous work and others who execute finely detailed skills. This book contains important details about how these robots are designed to assist, protect, and benefit humans. Includes surprising information about companies and engineers creating today's most up-to-date robots. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.