robots
Image of the Day: Colorful Butterfly-Bot
Image of the Day: Colorful Butterfly-Bot
The Scientist Staff | Apr 5, 2018
Scientists engineered biomaterials similar to those chameleons use to change color and applied them to a robot.
Collective Robot Behavior
Collective Robot Behavior
Jef Akst | Aug 18, 2014
A swarm of more than 1,000 small, puck-shaped robots can assemble into diverse patterns.
Robo Frogs
Robo Frogs
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
University of Wisconsin researcher Barrett Klein’s robotic tungara frogs call to females.
Send in the Bots
Send in the Bots
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
Animal robots have become a unique tool for studying the behavior of their flesh-and-blood counterparts.
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Kate Yandell | Aug 22, 2013
Layer-by-layer manufacturing techniques could help re-make human body parts, or produce entirely new biocompatible machines.