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Dec 17, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2014 09:21 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, Astrobiology Magazine
A robot that can scale the faces of steep cliffs might one day help explore Mars and find signs of life.
Nov 14, 2014 09:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The deep sleep was inevitable, Rosetta's lander has slipped into hibernation after running its batteries dry. Continue reading →
Nov 13, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An engineering team wants to build huge, paintball-flinging exoskeletons suitable for tournaments. Continue reading
Nov 11, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Chains of electrically activated particles could power microbots that swim through a person's bloodstream to fight disease.
Nov 10, 2014 08:49 AM ET
Robots decide stuff all the time, scary as that sounds. But what happens inside their 'thought' process? A team from MIT asked the same question and created a way to visualize what a machine's decision process looks like.
Nov 6, 2014 02:22 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
New technology would allow rescue workers to deploy roaches as living microphones. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
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