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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Bird steals camera, shoots aerial footage of penguin colony

A hungry bird, mistaking a camouflaged camera for a penguin egg, becomes an unwitting film-maker.

By January 19, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By January 14, 2014

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CSIRO puts backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.

By January 14, 2014

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Alleged robber's 'spaceship' trip defense gets him acquitted

Technically Incorrect: A San Francisco man insists that he was so high on meth that he believed he wasn't entering an apartment building but leaving Earth, which was about to be destroyed.

By April 8, 2015

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Settlers of Catan parody takes on NY hipsters

Watch this fake ad for Settlers of Brooklyn, a fictional game of "entitlement, self-discovery and brunch" that roasts New York City's hipster culture.

By March 24, 2015

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Terminator draws closer with shape-shifting liquid metal motor

Using gallium, a metal with a very low melting point, researchers have developed a self-powered, shape-shifting liquid metal motor.

By March 12, 2015

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Watch a squadron of bees build a giant teapot

A designer in Rotterdam got 60,000 bees to help him create a one-of-a-kind sculpture, and you can watch them work.

By February 23, 2015

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Sweet! Flow Hive collects honey at the turn of a tap

New beehive makes collecting honey as easy as turning on a tap and letting the sweet liquid gold flow.

By February 20, 2015

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Origami blossoms in a light-up robot garden

MIT has built a "garden" consisting of over 100 robots that fold up like origami, glow in changing colours, crawl and swim.

By February 18, 2015