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May 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A new, remotely controlled surgical device is the latest entry in the snakey octo-bot field.
May 13, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Renee Morad
The robot will scavenge electrical energy from magnetic fields as a method to generate power. Continue reading →
May 11, 2015 02:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
MIT's cognitive seabots are designed to plan autonomously and work together like ... well, like the crew from Star Trek, actually. Continue reading →
May 11, 2015 06:00 AM ET // AFP
Europe launched a new bid Friday to communicate with its comet lander Philae, hurtling towards the sun some 360 million kilometers (224 million miles) from Earth.
May 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic spacecraft that circled Mercury detected magnetized rocks, evidence that planet’s still-roiling, liquid metal core likely spawned a global magnetic field as far back as about 3.8 billion years ago.
May 2, 2015 08:16 AM ET // Renee Morad
A team of researchers at Stanford University designed mini robots inspired by the sticky feet of ants and geckos.
Apr 30, 2015 07:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As it zoomed danger-close to small planet's surface at a mind-boggling 8,700 miles per hour, MESSENGER managed to beam one last look at the Mercurian landscape back to Earth.
Apr 30, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA has released a map of the region where the spacecraft is expected to crash.
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