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Super-light metal from Boeing is both flexible and strong (Tomorrow Daily 256)

A Boeing research team is lifting the veil on its new, lightweight metal. The microlattice design and ultrathin walls make for a flexible, durable material that could someday be used in airplanes or cars.

By October 12, 2015


This robot could one day work aboard the ISS

A robot being developed for manipulation tasks has demonstrated its ability to perform a complex job in a mock International Space Station scenario.

By October 12, 2015


Human, raven and thylacine skulls join Fire & Bone

Fire & Bone has returned with its third collection of tiny decorative skulls. The cream of the crop? A human skull with an articulated jaw.

By September 9, 2015


Helicopter lands like an insect with DARPA's robotic landing gear

It's got legs and it knows how to use them. A new experiment by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency outfits an unmanned helicopter with legs that can land on uneven surfaces.

By September 14, 2015


Spider clock reminds you that time creeps up on us all

Luxury manufacture d'horlogerie MB&F has designed the spookiest mechanical spider clock, appropriately named "Arachnophobia."

By September 6, 2015


Snake fossil with four legs just wants a hug

The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.

By July 23, 2015


Lego-compatible prosthetic arm lets kids build their own hand

Iko is a prosthetic arm that can be fitted with Lego bricks so that wearers can take the design of their own hand into their own hands.

By July 16, 2015


Playing Pac-Man with space junk

The CleanSpace One project will deploy a satellite equipped with a net to go catch a small satellite and destroy it in Earth's atmosphere.

By July 7, 2015


Don't battle the Terminator T-800, own one

"​Terminator: Genisys" is out, and so, soon, will be a life-size Terminator T-800 endoskeleton bust. Because nothing says shabby Skynet chic like a killer robot on the fireplace mantle.

By July 5, 2015


Robotic kitchen will be your own personal chef

A robotic kitchen stocked with a database of 2,000 recipes becomes a high-tech personal chef.

By April 20, 2015