How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.
Copying turtle movements, this machine out of the Georgia Institute of Technology teaches how bio-inspired robots can shed light on scientific principles.
UC Davis start-up hopes to commercialize articulated faceplate bot this year to advance research.
It wriggles, it writhes, it explores your insides! The hardy Meshworm crawls like the real thing and could take on military tasks.
Tufts University creates a silicone caterpillar, GoQBot, that can curl into a wheel to escape danger.
Why make an artificial butterfly out of wood and plastic? Researchers think it can shed light on the mechanics of butterfly flight.
Japan has said it envisions moonwalking humanoids by 2015, but jumping robots may be more like it.
Scientists at the U.K's University of Bath have created Gymnobot, a robot fish with a novel form of propulsion--a single fin rippling along its belly.
Prototype This, a new show which will debut this October, will showcase the process behind the conception of a wide variety of new robots, gadgets, and machines.