Technology

Nanobots Could be the Future of the Medical Industry

From beating cancer to delivering information right to your brain, Nanobots are going to change humanity forever.

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 01 June 2015 - 3:57PM

Watch: MIT's Cheetah Robot Learns to Autonomously Jump Over Obstacles

MIT's "cheetah" robot becomes the first robot to jump over hurdles on its own.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 3:59PM

Boeing Tests Laser Weapons for Defense Against Terrorist Threats

Boeing and the U.S. military are currently testing prototypes for laser weapons, like those used in Star Trek or Star Wars.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 1:44PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Thirty Meter Telescope - The Future Largest Telescope in the World

The proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has been the subject of awe, controversy, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mix-ups (just...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 11:49AM

Watch: Robot Beams Up Fruit Flies Like a UFO

This tractor beam-like robot analyzes fruit flies so humans don't have to.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 4:22PM

Expert Claims Humans Will Evolve Into Godlike Cyborgs Within 200 Years

Professor Yuval Noah Harari believes that cyborgism is the next stage of human evolution.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 2:13PM

Why the Military's 'Ethical Robots' May Decide to Wipe Out Humanity

From Ultron to the Cybermen, sci-fi tells us that "ethical robots" could easily decide to eliminate humanity for the greater good.

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 25 May 2015 - 12:36PM

Three Movie Robot Apocalypses that Could Happen in Real Life

Will Stephen King's inflammatory predictions come true?

Johnny Brayson
Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 10:03AM

Ex Machina, The Turing Test, and Sci-Fi's Fascination with Emotional Robots

Why is science fiction more concerned with a robot's feelings than its intelligence?

Alexandra Grunberg
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 - 10:58AM

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Will Be Available to Buy in 2016

Virtual reality headsets will be commercially available from Oculus Rift starting next year.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 10:40AM

Space Is Filling Up with Junk - Here's What Scientists Are Planning to Prevent a Gravity-Type Disaster

A new report claims that there are millions of pieces of debris circling our planet, and scientists are planning everything from...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 12:52PM

Oxford Neuroscientist Answers Whether Avengers: Age of Ultron Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence

An Oxford neuroscientist and AI expert discusses how close engineers are to "artificial consciousness."

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 May 2015 - 1:00PM

NASA's Physics-Defying Electromagnetic Drive May Work in Space

NASA's EM drive caused controversy in the scientific community, as it may allow vehicles to go at near-relativistic speeds, but a new...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:40AM

Tiny Ant-Man Robots Can Pull 2,000 Times Their Own Body Weight

Tiny robots called "MicroTugs" can pull objects many orders of magnitude greater than their own weight.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 4:02PM

'Neuroflowers' Sculpture Allows You to Make Robotic Flowers Blossom with Your Mind

An amazing art installation in San Francisco allows you to make robotic flowers blossom with your mind.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 4:03PM

X-Files 'Cyborg' Nanobots Could Help Find Water on Mars

Half-organic nanobots, similar to those featured on an episode of The X-Files, could help us find water in space.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 09 April 2015 - 10:40AM

NASA-Funded Robotic Spiders Could Build a Space-Bound Home for Humanity

A NASA-funded program aims to build spaceships in space using spider-like robots, which could eventually build us a new space-bound...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 April 2015 - 1:49PM

GPS Brain Implant Allows Blind Rats to Navigate Maze

Scientists implant a neuroprosthesis into blind rats' brains that allows them to navigate a maze using "psychic GPS" signals.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 April 2015 - 5:25PM

Google Receives Patent for Robot Personalities

Google patents methods for building robots with "personalities," or robots that can tailor their interactions with humans according to...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 - 2:09PM

Live Stream: NASA's Flying Saucer Takes a Test Flight This Afternoon

At 2:30 pm ET, NASA's "flying saucer" spaceship will test launch. Watch the live stream here!

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 12:56PM