The new humanoid 'Roboy' will employ a new technology to move as elegantly as humans. He represents a new generation of robots and an innovative research direction for science and industry, according to the developers from the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Zurich.
Dangerous climate-change induced melting of Antartica's ice is happening even faster than previously thought by scientists, as a new study published in Nature Geoscience has found.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that more and more complicated test flights are planned over the next months. The year 2013 will also be noteworthy for the first planned test of the Falcon Heavy, one of the largest rockets ever built.
Christmas gift for mankind: A second earth! The discovery of 5 planets, one of them having the right size and orbit to be habitable like Earth, orbiting the star Tau Ceti, which happens to be the closest sun-like star near our own solar system, is like a heavenly gift for Christmas.
Genetically modified salmon, growing extra fast, could soon come to the American market. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft report on Friday, finding that the fish wouldn't hurt the environment and will be safe to eat.
A small device, or rather test, about the size of a business card will allow even non-specialists to quickly test for insulin and other blood proteins, cholesterol, and even signs of viral or bacterial infection all at the same time — with one drop of blood.
A new kind of magnetism dubbed quantum spin liquid (QSL), until now only predicted by theories but impossible to prove, was now measured for the first time in a special kind of crystal by a team of MIT researchers.
Just in time for Christmas in space, three new residents arrived at the International Space Station on Friday morning with the Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft. They travelled for 4 days, after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Successful training and operating a robotic arm employing a brain-computer interface (BCI) is demonstrated in a comprehensive human clinical study. A 52-year-old individual with tetraplegia was able to feed herself a bar of chocolate for the first time in 9 years.
IQ as a singular measure for a person's intelligence is misleading, instead at least three different components are needed when exploring and measuring various cognitive abilities. These findings are among the results of the largest online intelligence study on record with more than 100,000 particip...