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The printed microbatteries could supply electricity to tiny devices in fields from medicine to communications, including many that have lingered on laboratory benches for lack of a battery small enough to fit the device, yet provide enough stored energy to power them.
Dmitry Itskov gathered some of humanity's best brains - and a few robots - in New York City on Saturday to discuss how humans can get their minds to outlive their bodies.
NASA wants to find asteroids that could threaten Earth and figure out what to do about them and it wants your help doing it.
The company does robotic testing on vehicles for durability at the Michigan Proving Grounds in Romeo, according to a recent story from MLive.
If there is one place on Earth that is analogous to Mars, it is Chile's hyper-arid, relatively lifeless Atacama Desert.
The art and science of biomimicry teaches us to find solutions to our problems by looking at what nature has come up with to solve similar problems.
I don't use the word "drone," which originally referred to remotely piloted planes used for anti-aircraft target practice and is now closely associated with long-range surveillance and strike vehicles operated by the military .
As airplane makers gathered outside Paris to show off their newest high-tech jetliners on Monday, a less-heralded technology story was unfolding back home on the factory floors of the world's leading aerospace firms.
Swiss scientists have created a cat-like robot with the stability and agility to one day be used in search-and-rescue missions.
A new study finds that labor's share of the world's income is plunging, and suggests the technology boom is to blame.
Artist's rendering by Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology of Lausanne released on June 17, 2013 of the "cheetah-cub robot."
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the idea of a citizen's income : the state replacing the vast majority of the benefit system with one cash payment made to everyone, regardless of employment or income.
Now, new research suggests that victimization may be one condition that leads us to perceive minds in others, even in entities we don't normally think of as having minds.
Vehicles being driven by robots is nothing new. We've seen that in Google's self-driving cars, as well as prototypes from Lexus and Audi .
Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's four-legged "cheetah-cub robot" has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.
When the going gets tough, get a robot. That was Ford's thinking years ago when development of ever-tougher trucks demanded testing the prototypes on ever-tougher test tracks.
George Carlin once said, "I don't automatically wash my hands every time I go to the bathroom.