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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Bird steals camera, shoots aerial footage of penguin colony

A hungry bird, mistaking a camouflaged camera for a penguin egg, becomes an unwitting film-maker.

By January 19, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By January 14, 2014

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CSIRO puts backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.

By January 14, 2014

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Spy-camera robot penguins infiltrate bird colonies

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.

By February 12, 2013

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The reason Mars One colonists could die will surprise you

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.

By October 9, 2014

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Elon Musk thinks you could travel to Mars really soon

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.

By October 3, 2014

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"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.

By October 1, 2014

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Harvard wants everyone to build soft robots

Harvard University labs has launched a toolkit that will supply robotics enthusiasts and researchers with the tools they need to design, build and operate soft robots.

By September 24, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,539: HTC One M8 for Windows pass/fail, Ant-Man, how to rebrand a movie (podcast)

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows a big deal? Plus we'll get a first look at Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and talk about a new cryptocurrency for porn.

By August 19, 2014