Disney's acrobatic robot can backflip like a human
It's a mechanical stick, but it's a start.
Scientists study jumping spiders to create agile robots
There's tremendous power in those eight legs.
Medics may slow biological time to save soldiers' lives
At least, if a US military research program pans out.
Leaf veins may lead to longer battery life
A natural structure could boost the performance of all kinds of tech.
Soft manta ray robot could watch over coral reefs
It's nature-friendly in more ways than one.
Scientists turn spinach into a farm for human heart cells
The leafy greens could build tissue for heart attack patients.
Shellfish-inspired glue stays sticky underwater
Mussels may be the key to adhesive that works almost anywhere.
Bat Bot is an autonomous drone that mimics a bat's flight
Meet "the holy grail of aerial robotics."
Hybrid cars can save fuel through nature-like algorithms
The software learns to expertly juggle electric and gas power.