To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.
A newly developed robot is capable of performing soft-tissue surgery, and indeed performed better on tests than a human surgeon.
A newly discovered beetle gets a very big name as Star Wars-fan scientists pay tribute to everyone's favorite tall, furry alien.
A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.
A French team plans to wake up its second ancient virus in two years to study its genetic structure. Have these scientists never seen a zombie movie?
We thought we finally had cooler stuff than Barbie with our Nests, Hue bulbs and Amazon Echoes, but this year, she'll get a fully connected smart home featuring customizable lighting and voice commands, so I guess the joke's on us.
Mattel's offerings at the New York Toy Fair include two high-tech products; also, a team of scientists use a $40 cotton candy machine to make artificial capillaries.
A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has grown a rat limb in a lab -- paving the way forward for bioengineered human transplants.