An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.
A hungry bird, mistaking a camouflaged camera for a penguin egg, becomes an unwitting film-maker.
Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.
The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.
Commentary: The latest attempt to bring the sci-fi shooter series outside its game origins is more of the same, illustrating the failures of keeping the best plot points away from the medium that could do them justice.
Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.
A BBC documentary team unleashed 50 spycams into penguin colonies, including cameras that served as eyes for robotic penguins, to capture stunning close-up footage of the unusual birds.
Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.
The SpaceX founder hopes to put humans on Mars in the mid-2020s, but that's just the first tiny baby step toward creating his vision of a Martian metropolis.
"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.