They look gross — especially up close — but the humble roach has a lot to offer researchers developing better antibiotics, robots and even sustainable foods
Inspired by animal behavior, researchers are getting swarms of tiny robots to work together
Biologist John Long’s robots mimic extinct fish to study evolution
Maurizio Porfiri and his students use a robot to monitor the Gowanus canal
Aubrey Shick is doing everything she can to finish work on Romibo, the first do-it-yourself autism therapy robot
At The New York Maker Faire, scientists come in all shapes and sizes...and some of them use a lot of glitter.