Tufts University creates a silicone caterpillar, GoQBot, that can curl into a wheel to escape danger.
In an effort to reduce emissions for construction equipment, Caterpillar created the hybrid D7E dozer. In developing the advanced drivetrain, Caterpillar realized many more benefits than just cleaner air, finding the efficient drivetrain gives the dozer better performance all-around.
CNET editor Wayne Cunningham gets to drive the first hybrid dozer, the Caterpillar D7E.
What happens when an insect undergoes metamorphosis? Scientists from the University of Manchester used micro-CT scanning to take a look.
Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.
Never leave your luggage unattended with a Hop suitcase, a bag that follows around at your heels wherever you go.
DARPA's soft-bodied walkers, developed by engineers at Harvard University, can stand out or blend in with their environment, and may take on military tasks.