A RoboBee the size of a quarter is making waves today. It's not quite ready to start filling in for bee hives around the world, but we're okay with that. We're a little worried about the possibility of these bees turning into angry, killer robo-bees.
On today's show, we discuss how one student is using Oculus Rift and Kinect to 'hack' other people's bodies, 3D-printed birds created to protect real birds, and a Harvard researcher's RoboBee.
Harvard University's robotics lab designs an origami-inspired method for stamping out large numbers of pop-up flying microrobots.
Harvard University researchers have conducted the first controlled flight of so-called "RoboBees," which weigh less than a tenth of a gram.
Google CEO Larry Page imagines a tech-driven utopia, robotic bees take flight, and a $325,000 stem cell hamburger is ready to be eaten.
A tiny flying robot the size of a house fly is helping scientists study the dynamics of insect flight.
Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.
Get out the Raid! This fabrication method allows for myriad small, insect-like robots to be assembled in sheets.