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These tiny, autonomous robots don’t need computer programs to repair circuits

Not all autonomous robots need artificial intelligence to power them. At the molecular level, nanobots can do pretty impressive things without lines of code dictating their moves. They do our bidding because the physical laws of their environment force them to do so.<p>By exploiting such quirks of …

Nanotech

NASA may soon make Oxygen on Mars using microbes

Future human missions to the Red Planet may not have to carry heavy oxygen cylinders with them. Scientists are working on ways to produce the life …

NASA Sending Robot Sea Serpent to Europa Seeking Sea Salt

If aliens find a strange, long, squiggly creature swimming in one of Europa’s lakes, will they call it the Loch NASA monster? That could happen if a) …

Do Mars Rover Photos Show Potential Signs of Ancient Life?

A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and …

Mikko Lagerstedt’s Breathtaking Nature Photography

Mikko Lagerstedt is a self-taught landscape photographer passionate about capturing the natural wonders of his home country, Finland. He first became …

Nature Photography

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Lily camera: new drone uses GPS to follow you around

Flying camera that uses GPS to track its subject ups competition in aerial cinematography<p>Sales of drones <b>have surged since 2013</b> as amateur film-makers experiment with the possibilities of capturing aerial shots quickly and cheaply - but a bit of expertise has usually been required to operate the …

Add Graphene To Spider Silk To Create The Strongest Fiber Yet

Web slingers get a high-tech upgrade<p>Your move, limpets. Earlier this year, the long-reigning champion of the Strongest Biological Material Competition, spider silk, was usurped by the upstart limpet teeth. But we all knew that the arachnids would not go quietly into the night.<p>In an unorthodox move, …

If you give an octopus a camera

… she’s going to want to take a picture. An octopus at a New Zealand aquarium trains a camera on visiting tourists.<p>Meet the world’s first …

Zoology

This human-like circuit has 100 synapses

Scientists say a simple artificial neural circuit is a small but important step for artificial intelligence. The circuit of about 100 artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA's Curiosity rover has captured a gorgeous blue Martian sunset

The Red Planet has a blue streak. NASA's Curiosity rover has been traveling along the Mars surface by its lonesome for nearly 1,000 days now (which has done terrible things to its complexion). Last month, while it was taking a break inside the Gale Crater, the rover looked up at the sky between …

Mars Rover