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Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
NASA is seeking the public's input on the look for the high-tech Z-2 spacesuit. Choose between biomimicry, "Tron"-style, and future-fashion-trend designs.
Tech out of Toronto allows researchers to make mature tissue from human cardiac cell samples for the first time, which could eventually lead to biodegradable surgical patches that remain in the body.
Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.
A tiny flying robot the size of a house fly is helping scientists study the dynamics of insect flight.
Plus: Carbon emissions pollute oceans with noise; Suntech expanding; and could oil shortage eclipse financial crisis?
A Better World by Design is a first-of-its-kind conference on "globally conscious design," as the organizers call it. Held at Brown University/RISD from November 7-9, it aims to generate innovative solutions to issues facing today's world, including extre
Khosla Ventures adds to its clean-tech investments with Pax Streamline, a maker of turbines, heating and air-conditioning systems, and aerospace technologies.
Will global financiers respond to a transformed and healing world view or are these world views forever disconnected?
Thoughts on the wrap-up of the 2007 World Design Congress in San Francisco