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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By 13 August 2014


Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By 7 April 2014


Giant tablets, 3D printers among top school technology for 2014

Huge touch-screen displays, 3D printers, and a host of programmable robots are ready for class.

By 23 January 2014


Vroom vroom: Mario Kart gets real-life run

A group of geeks from Texas make a real-life version of the quintessential racing video game Mario Kart, complete with working power-ups.

By 19 January 2013


Lego robotic arm is grabby--in a good way

A robotic arm made entirely of Legos shows off a full range of motion designed to mimic a real human arm and hand.

By 11 February 2012


Photos: Power on for Boeing's Dreamliner

It's been a long, earthbound road so far for the 787, but the aircraft got a spark of life recently with the arrival of electricity in the first assembly line model.

By 24 June 2008


Anybots: Building your robot army

Glaskowsky reports from a meeting of the Homebrew Robotics Society at the headquarters of Anybots, makers of teleoperated humanoid robots.

By 27 September 2007


Baby steps for Dexter the robot

Start-up Anybots sees a day when robots will do many things that humans now do. For now, though, they're just working on staying upright. Photos: Meet Dexter and Monty, the Anybots Video: Humanoid robot trains to do the dirty work

By 11 April 2007