The Salamandra robotica II mimics a salamander's movements by swimming, crawling, and walking.
The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.
On one hand, of course we want to spoil our pets rotten, so the "Samsung Dream Doghouse" seems like a good way to do that. On the other hand, though, we don't see our dog going out and buying us any pricey gifts, so maybe we'll hold off on this ridiculously posh pad.
Cute BladDroid robots are currently making a documentary about humans, but a Kickstarter aims to give you your very own social robot companion.
Forget the rickety junk from yesteryear, let's take a look at some of the better furniture grade options on the market.
But the luminescent flip-flops beg a question. If the wearer is walking in an area so treacherous that he or she must spot-weld high beams to the feet, why wear sandals?
A survey has suggested that tech gadgets pose big dangers to pet safety
Outside observers discover that the alleged cadaver was merely a gorilla costume. The rubber foot was a dead giveaway.
The Salamander Robot is an experimental machine that has been developed at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique F\351d\351rale de Lausanne). It can operate in three modes: swimming, slithering and walking. See the device in action, and find out why it's a technological first. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.
Start-up Anybots sees a day when robots will do many things that humans now do. For now, though, they're just working on staying upright. Photos: Meet Dexter and Monty, the Anybots Video: Humanoid robot trains to do the dirty work