Microairvehicles

05.17.12
Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)
05.17.12

Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)

A perpetual weakness of MAVs (micro air vehicles) is their frequent need for hand-holding in anyth...

By J. Fingas,   05.17.12
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09.01.11
DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed
09.01.11

DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed

Beetles packing cybernetic implants that control their brains make a cheaper and more useful mi...

By D. Cooper,   09.01.11
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09.27.10
EPFL develops Linux-based swarming micro air vehicles
09.27.10

EPFL develops Linux-based swarming micro air vehicles

The kids at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (or EPFL) have been cooking up quite a bit lat...

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10.09.09
NSF awards Harvard $10 million for robot bees (video)
10.09.09

NSF awards Harvard $10 million for robot bees (video)

When we heard that the National Science Foundation awarded $10 million to Harvard to make a swarm o...

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10.03.08
ExoFly: Mars' first tourguide
10.03.08

ExoFly: Mars' first tourguide

You know those insect-like micro air vehicles (MAV) we've been seeing? Well, the ExoFly aerobot is...

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07.19.07
Harvard University's robotic fly takes flight
07.19.07

Harvard University's robotic fly takes flight

In a move sure to enkindle flying robotic creatures everywhere, a new species is finally ready to jo...

By D. Murph,   07.19.07
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