From robot bees to stem cell burgers, here are some of the images from this week's tech stories that stood out.
Google CEO Larry Page expounds on the future during the keynote presentation at the Google I/O developer's conference this week. "Technology should do the hard work, so people can get on doing the things that make them happiest in life," Page said.
LED bulb casts colorful shadows
Dutch designer Dennis Parren has developed an LED bulb that casts shadows in cyan, magenta, and yellow. We all know that white light is created when different colored wavelengths combine. So what happens when you use that phenomenon to create a light bulb?
Thomas J Simonsen, Russell J Garwood,Credit: Tristan Lowe
Scans of a butterfly
Using micro-computed tomography, or micro-CT scanning, which uses x-ray imaging to re-create 3D cross-sections of the scanned object, researchers from the University of Manchester and London's Natural History Museum have discovered exactly what happens to a painted lady butterfly inside the chrysalis.
This image shows scans of the chrysalis at different stages of development.
The DIY and ideas festival Maker Faire takes place this weekend. It's a massive playground for all things homemade including knitting, robots, giant mousetraps, and one-of-a-kind bikes.
$325,000 stem cell hamburger
A proof-of-concept lab-grown hamburger is slated to be eaten soon, after many delays and $325,000 in research and development.
CNET test drove the Bugatti Veyron this week. Costing 1.69 million euros ($2,177,396.00), the Bugatti is not the cheapest car around -- but its 8-liter, 16-cylinder engine makes use of four turbochargers to produce 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 pound-feet of torque to rocket from 0-60mph in just 2.6 seconds.