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maggots

Watch 10,000 Maggots Scarf Down a Pizza in Two Hours

Black soldier flies are the Joey Chestnuts of the larvae world.
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
DRONES

Drone Swarms Avoid Crashing With 'Safety Bubbles'

Watch out! A team of autonomous quadcopters can now work together without crashing.
Emma Griffith
5.15.17
Watch out for that tree

Farmers Could Have Teams of Tarzan Robots Swinging Around Their Fields in the Future

The king of the jungle is moving to the farm.
Grennan Milliken
4.11.17
studies

This New Fabric Harvests Energy from the Sun and Wind

Stylish, too.
Michael Byrne
9.12.16
Health

This Gross Sound Your Knee Makes Could Be a Sign of Health

Scientists are developing a microphone knee band to measure the sounds of an injured joint's healing progress.
Madison Margolin
5.29.16
Space

We Talked to Bill Nye About the Solar Sail He’s Sending to Space

The former Science Guy believes LightSail 2 could lead to better space travel, debris cleanup, and solar weather monitoring.
Bryson Masse
3.1.16
Music

This Drummer Has Three Arms—Two Human, One Robot

Five, six, seven, eight.
Rachel Pick
2.17.16
video

Researchers Develop a New Algorithm That Helps Robots Brace Themselves in a Fall

Now humanoid bots can preserve some of their dignity.
Rachel Pick
10.13.15
Gaming

This Is the Best 3D Animation of Putting on Pants Yet

Getting 3D animated characters to dress is surprisingly difficult, but researchers are making progress.
Emanuel Maiberg
8.10.15
Obama

What Exactly Is a 'Flop,' Anyway?

President Obama's call for exaflop supercomputing is as good a time as any to talk about floating-point operations per second.
Michael Byrne
8.1.15
robots

Dawn of the Rat-Brained Robots

In the 2000s, lab-grown brains flew planes and drove robots—but real-world applications remain basic, and a very long ways off.
Matthew Braga
6.13.15
machines

Welcome to the Internet of Skin

Engineers devise a way of printing kilometers-long sheets of "smart skin."
Michael Byrne
5.17.15