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Researchers build 'flying' micro-robot

The robot, which weighs about three-hundredths of an ounce, is manipulated by magnetic fields and has the potential for use in clean rooms or hazardous environments.

By April 10, 2009


Arrr! Micro-bot climbs ships to spy on pirates

This robot's magnetized wheels allow it to roll up a hull so it can find out what's going on aboard a seized ship.

By May 4, 2011


Navy eyes swarms of robot-building microbots

A plan to develop swarms of micro-robots that can build things all on their own, including other robots, might signal that the end is nigh.

By March 4, 2011


Skitterbot creeps us out at 1 foot per second

Billed as the world's fastest micro-robot, Skitterbot is perfect for scaring friends who loathe insects, especially robotic ones. USB controllable.

By August 31, 2010


This week in Crave: The creepy crawly edition

Too busy trying unsuccessfully to stream Apple's music event to a non-Apple device this week to keep up with Crave? Here's what you missed.

By September 4, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 950: Hackers brave bats and dragons

AT&T had an outage yesterday morning in the bay area due to fiber-optical cables being cut. This didn't just affect landlines, but cell phones as well. Rafe describes the dangers hackers would face in trying to cut those cables.

By April 10, 2009


Mini robot mimics cockroaches

Social robots that interact with cockroaches may help rid homes of common pests in the future.

By July 22, 2005