Robots & Machines

We are constructing a futuristic society which is populated by autonomous flying machines, houses are printed on-demand, and our companions are highly evolved robots. These advancements are allowing us to re-imagine and re-engineer our world. We’ll be there to give you a look into what this new world will hold.

These Hyper-Sensitive Fibers Might Stand In As Robot Nerves

They're thin, stretchy, and easy to make.

May 25, 2018

Disney Researchers Built An Acrobatic, Backflipping Robot

Researchers at Disney are working on a robot that can perform acrobatics, like backflipping.

May 25, 2018

Thanks, Amazon! Echo Recorded And Sent Audio To Random Contacts Without Warning

The ultimate digital narc is at it again.

May 25, 2018

Software Engineers Could Soon Outsource Part of Their Jobs To Alexa

A master's student built Alexa an alter ego to do some of his job.

May 24, 2018

Cute, Brainless, Self-Propelled Robots Could Someday Move Around Inside Animals

The self-organized movement of the little scamps gives insight into how microbes navigate.

May 23, 2018

Robots Shooting Jets Of Pesticides Could Cut Back On How Much Weedkiller We Use

The robots are more precise than most current weed-killing methods.

May 22, 2018

Watch These Animal-Inspired Robots Find Their Footing

Who says bots can't be adorable?

May 22, 2018

New Soft Robotic Skin Automatically Heals Itself, Even If You Shoot It Full Of Holes

Droplets of metallic liquid can form new circuits on the fly.

May 22, 2018

This All-Terrain Robot “Teaches” Itself to Walk in a Revolutionary Way

DyRET shows just how far evolutionary robotics has come.

May 18, 2018

This Cute Little Robot Fly Is The First Without A Wire

RoboFly uses lasers to power its flapping wings.

May 16, 2018