Zero-gravity gardening: why growing plants in space isn't the same as here on Earth.
A cyclist in Austin, Texas had an awkward encounter with a Google self-driving car when he approached a 4-way stop at the same time as the vehicle.
Two recent DARPA projects have sparked fears about killer robots, machines that can decide whether to engage a target without human oversight.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are working on creating robots that communicate with each other, allowing them to collaborate on tasks.
What is the concept of the Magnus effect?
The Robot Dymamic Manipulation (RoDyMan) Project aims to create pizza-making robots.
Why try to create synthetic brains? Given the anxieties around artificial intelligence, why risk it?
NASA has decided on the nature and scope of a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, scheduled in the 2020s.
Origami robots can not only walk, but swim, climb, and carry twice their body weight—granted, the robot only weighs a third of a gram.
Today's debates about low-income subsidizes for broadband echo early fights for universal access to telephone lines.