Abundant Robotics has built an automated apple picker, which could make agricultural labor shortages a thing of the past.
By Andrew Wagner
Bat wings have intrigued scientists for centuries. And now, engineers have created “Bat Bot,” a small aircraft that mimics the flight patterns of the small, rodent-like flyers. Bat Bot exposes the complicated mechanics of bat flight and simultaneously provides clues…
By Andrew Wagner
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have designed a new robot capable of mimicking winged insects and their myriad movements.
By Joshua Barajas
In the United States, the number of college students pursuing degrees in math and science fields lags well behind dozens of industrialized countries. The numbers are even smaller for women and people of color. But one program is using robotics…
By PBS NewsHour
By Carey Reed
An automated kitchen that will create up to 2,000 meals from scratch is slated to go on the market in 2017.
By Miles O'Brien
It's been a year since science correspondent Miles O'Brien lost his left arm in an accident. Since then, he's been learning how to live life "mono-mano." But can technology ever replace what he lost?…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Velociraptors, such as the ones as portrayed in “Jurassic Park," were vicious hunters known for their speed and agility. The ancient reptiles died out 75 million years ago, but their anatomy has inspired modern-day robotics.
By Sarah Corapi
Photo by Wikimedia user Alanthebox After years of being almost completely blind, 55-year-old Roger Pontz is getting a second chance at sight. Pontz, who was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease as a teenager, is now slowly regaining his…
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