Insects

February 11, 2019
Insects could be extinct within a century, scientists say
February 11, 2019

Insects could be extinct within a century, scientists say

Authors of a global review on insect decline warned of "catastrophic consequences."

By K. Holt,   February 11, 2019
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April 30, 2016
ICYMI: Barely hoverbiking, new hair dryer tech and more
April 30, 2016

ICYMI: Barely hoverbiking, new hair dryer tech and more

A couple weeks of effort have netted an actual working hoverbike.

By K. Davis,   April 30, 2016
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September 14, 2015
DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly
September 14, 2015

DARPA gives an R/C chopper the legs of a dragonfly

DARPA has revealed a new kind of landing gear that allows helicopters to land on inclines and uneve...

By A. Tarantola,   September 14, 2015
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August 6, 2015
Tiny Robot Can Leap On Water Without Making A Splash
August 6, 2015

Tiny Robot Can Leap On Water Without Making A Splash

Seoul National University and Harvard have combined with a team of researchers to create a tiny robo...

By C. O'Neill,   August 6, 2015
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August 4, 2015
Researchers develop multifaceted insect eyes for UAVs
August 4, 2015

Researchers develop multifaceted insect eyes for UAVs

A team of researchers from the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of T...

By A. Tarantola,   August 4, 2015
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August 1, 2015
This is the future of food
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August 1, 2015

This is the future of food

Are you ready for lab-made hamburgers, bug-filled protein bars and 3D-printed cuisine? With the Ea...

By J. Turi,   August 1, 2015
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June 1, 2015
NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts
June 1, 2015

NASA tests airplane wings that shrug off insect guts

You may not think of insects as a problem for aircraft (Bambi Meets Godzilla comes to mind), but t...

By J. Fingas,   June 1, 2015
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March 31, 2015
Festo's insect-inspired robots act like the real things
March 31, 2015

Festo's insect-inspired robots act like the real things

German automation company Festo is known for taking cues from nature when designing robots. This t...

By M. Moon,   March 31, 2015
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March 16, 2015
'BeeRotor' drone uses an insect-style eye to navigate tight spaces
March 16, 2015

'BeeRotor' drone uses an insect-style eye to navigate tight spaces

Accelerometers have become integral components for many of our favorite gadgets. By measuring acce...

By N. Summers,   March 16, 2015
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