Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.
In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.
Injecting mouse embryos with a human DNA sequence leads to a marked increase in brain size -- and may provide insights into Alzheimer's.
Can fear actually kill you? An AsapScience video shows that while the risk for most people is very low, intense fear can kill under the right circumstances.
US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.
It might sound like a mythical creature, but researchers have proven that the ruby seadragon is very real indeed.
Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.
NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.
Researchers have combined the teeth of various sharks into what they are calling the "Jawzall", a power saw for tearing fish flesh.
A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.