Ants run on tiny treadmills to help track their behavior
The machines had to be custom-built for the insects.
ICYMI: This rock-armored insect could change medicine
Iron Man has nothing on him.
DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly
These legs will allow helicopters to land practically anywhere.
Tiny robotic insect can jump on water like a strider
Scientists from Seoul National University and Harvard University have figured out the water strider's secrets.
Watch the first steps of a robot inspired by stick bugs
They grow up so fast, don't they? It was just a few years ago that HECTOR the stick bug robot was...
Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate
Many robots can fly, but only a few forsake rotors for more natural, if inefficient means of propu...
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...
Alt-week 10.13.12: is the Universe a simulation, cloning dinosaurs and singing mice
Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...
Armchair Darwinians discover new insect species on Flickr
Entomologist Shaun Winterton has discovered a new species of Malaysian Lacewing from the comfort o...