This week we focus on the future, when the world is flooded, when fossil fuels are defunct and when robots do the heavy-lifting.
Industrial robots could one day use bionic elephant trunks to change lightbulbs or pick apples. Continue reading →
Meet Ninjabot, an ultrafast underwater robot modeled after a killer shrimp.
Autonomous crawlers mimic insect workers using sense and avoid commands.
The cocktail boat that zips around your drink was inspired by water-walking insects. Continue reading →
The ears of a tiny insect inspired the design of a microphone the size of a mustard seed. Continue reading →
Imitating avian anatomy could amplify airplane aerodynamics.