May is Robot Month at Maker Media, and in this volume of Make:, we’ll take a deeper look at the latest developments in the robotics industry; the DIY humanoid robotic movement, the resurgence of battling bots, and Maker manufacturing (both in Shenzhen and domestically). In this issue: Inmoov: The coolest builds of the 3D printed, open-source robot from France that has become a global prototyping platform. Combat Bots are Back! Battle bots are making their resurgence and influencing real-world robot applications. (Includes a Combat Bot design project!) Featured Project: Universal Gripper/robotic hand Featured Project: DIY Self-Balancing Robot (Arduino-based build) Gareth Branwyn navigates the Maker manufacturing scene and provides stories and insights.