Researchers glue bar codes on to ants to study individual behavior within group (w/ video)
Communication channel between cells and machines paves way toward bio-hybrid robots
Open source 3-D printed robot extends hand to DIY fans (w/ video)
Curiosity rover confirms first drilled Mars rock sample
(Phys.org)—NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has relayed new images that confirm it has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet. No rover has ever drilled ...
Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
How to plant a garden on Mars—with a robot
In the last century humanity has taken gigantic leaps forward in the robotic exploration of the cosmos—not least in the search for habitable worlds and environments that could house life outside of the ...
Illinois robotics lab's HyTAQ moves in air, rolls on land (w/ video)
Watery science 'jackpot' discovered by Curiosity
The Curiosity rover hit the science "jackpot" and has discovered widespread further evidence of multiple episodes of liquid water flowing over ancient Mars billions of years ago when the planet was warmer ...
NASA's older Mars rover notches another milestone
Opportunity, NASA's other Mars rover, has tooled around the red planet for so long it's easy to forget it's still alive.
Japan to field test rehabilitation robots
'Snow White' coating protects SpaceX Dragon's trunk against rigors of space
(Phys.org) —He described it as "snow white." But NASA astronaut Don Pettit was not referring to the popular children's fairy tale.
Zurich AI team plans March delivery for humanoid Roboy (w/ Video)
Using 3-D printing to turn computer models into reality (w/ video)
Prof. Heinrich Jaeger's research group examines materials and phenomena that appear simple at the surface, but which reveal tremendous complexity upon close examination. One such phenomenon is jamming, in ...
Pioneering flight of 'Robo Raven' is major breakthrough for micro air vehicles
(Phys.org) —In this age of advanced technology, how hard could it be to develop a robotic bird that flies by flapping its wings? Despite the apparent simplicity of the idea, it's very hard—if you want ...