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Building machines from muscle: University of Illinois demonstrates “walking” bio-robot

If you're going to deploy robots in biological settings – for example, inside the body – it makes a lot of sense...

Facebook to start testing internet beaming drones in 2015

There was an understandable amount of skepticism when Amazon announced its grand plans for delivery drones last year. But if the last twelve months...

Space station radiator leak said to be ‘serious but not life threatening’

Two astronauts have been preparing for a possible impromptu spacewalk today to work on a coolant leak in the power system at the International...

Experts analyse baby brains for clues to their future development

The UK's Prince George is just about to celebrate his first birthday. Turning one is a significant age in the development cycle for babies....

The world’s latest consumer gadgets unveiled in Las Vegas

The world's first connected toothbrush and your own drone to own, two of the latest gadgets going on show at the world's largest consumer...

Mobile app lets women report areas where they feel unsafe

An Australian city has launched a mobile phone app and website that allows people to report areas where they feel unsafe and why. The...

Fashionable covers for prosthetic limbs

A Canadian couple has created stylish prosthetic covers for amputees hoping to make a fashionable statement about their identity. Their designs are catching on...

Social media giant unveils move to home screens of Android phones

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a new product for Android phones. It is a service called 'Home' that brings the social media website's...

High tech toilet booths to tackle India’s sanitation problems

A new breed of high tech, environmentally friendly and hygienic public toilets have been springing up on the streets of the Indian state of...

Recycling old clothes into new fibres

Millions of tons of textiles are produced each year but almost none of it is recycled.In Sweden a project to change this has been...