Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.
Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.
If you spotted Studio Diip's Fish on Wheels in February and lamented the fact that you couldn't go out and buy one, now's your chance to make it happen.
The 4G phone runs Sailfish OS, which started life as MeeGo -- software that was briefly considered the future of Nokia.
"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.
A whole new design, improved heart rate tracking, and you can swim with it: the Peak aims to fold sleep, fitness, and even phone notifications into a single super-watch.
Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
This week on Crave, we entertain a captive audience of smartphone-loving frogs, teach a robot octopus to swim, and charge a dead cell phone with a skateboard. Plus, Harvard is looking for new innovations in soft robotics and director Steven Soderbergh re-envisions "Raiders of the Lost Ark," sans color.
The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?
This Kickstarter campaign is close to its goal of raising $250,000 toward building a pool off Manhattan that would feature real river water for swimming.