Fungus headphones offer a glimpse at the renewable future of electronics
The Korvaa headset swaps plastic, leather and mesh for microbe-grown materials.
Researchers say 'spidey senses' could help self-driving vehicles avoid hazards
They're developing autonomous, spider-inspired sensors.
Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap
Doggo can be made with off-the-shelf parts and open code.
Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace
Bee+ is more poised than its two-winged counterparts.
Shrimp-inspired robot claw could punch through rock
It'd be more efficient than lasers.
MIT robot's flytrap gripper can grab both fragile and heavy objects
It can also grab objects in shapes that would thwart most robot hands.
Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air
It's borrowing a cue from plants.
Material with eagle-like grasp could lead to grippier robot hands
It could also produce more heat-sensitive gadgets.
Synthetic 'blubber' could triple divers' survival time in icy water
You could swim like a seal for hours.