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Crave Ep. 108: Moth-operated robots

Scientists teach moths to drive robots, and an app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Yahoo tells us Montana is full of badasses.

By February 8, 2013


Moth-operated robots, Ep: 108

Japanese scientists teach moths to how drive robots, and a new app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Montana is full of badasses! Those stories and more, plus a round of "Into It, Not Into It."

By February 8, 2013


Motor moth: Scientists build insect-driven robot

Moths don't have to pass driver's license tests to take the wheel of a robotic vehicle designed by researchers to gather data on moth-scent-tracking activities.

By February 5, 2013


Buzz Report: Zombies, sweatshops, and monster moths

In Buzz this week, Apple may be running iPod sweatshops, Google may be looking at your house, and zombies might already be inside.

May 21, 2008


Moth + machine + math = Modern marvel

Scientists connect a refined robot to a moth's brain with surprising results.

By November 7, 2007


A jug that keeps moths in check

Start-up touts phermone-chasing system

By February 22, 2007


Robot butterflies made from recycled phones are slightly terrifying

The cool-yet-creepy mechanical bugs have been built to promote recycling, and are constructed from bits of old phones, including iPhones and HTC mobiles.

By June 3, 2014


CES: LG's Prototype - Dick Tracy called and wants his phone back

LG showcased its tiny wristwatch phone

By January 9, 2008


Artist vacuum-seals couples for portrait series

Japanese photographer bundles couples in plastic, then snaps their picture. The results are captivating and strange--and available for viewing in a book and iPad app.

By January 18, 2012


The Sims 3: Supernatural (PC)

The Sims 3: Supernatural is filled with charm and ambition, but issues with zombies and lunar cycles cast a shadow over its best parts.

September 21, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 21, 2012