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Wood , an electrical engineer at Harvard, said it reproduces some of the key aspects of being able to control flight, stably hover and maneuver...Developing a robot to do the same took more than a decade and a variety of technologies, according to Dr.
As the public learns more about synthetic biology, there is greater movement toward concern about risk than optimism about benefits, the poll finds. After hearing some basic information about synthetic biology, 33 percent of adults express greater
Backyard Brains In 2006 the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) asked America's scientists to submit "innovative proposals to develop technology to create insect-cyborgs" . It was not your everyday government request, but it was an
The discovery could have potential applications in more effective drug delivery, easier mining of minerals and advances in the production of biofuels, say scientists from Imperial College London (ICL). They have devised a much quicker method that
Meredith Patterson on a manifesto for the biopunk movement: The prevalence of citizen science has fallen. Who are the twentieth-century equivalents of Benjamin Franklin, Edward Jenner, Marie Curie or Thomas Edison? Perhaps Steve Wozniak, Bill Hewlett,
In the past dozen years, scientists have gone way beyond sequencing DNA to actually creating synthetic DNA in the lab. The next step is to insert that DNA into a cell and create synthetic life. And some researchers think this will be the first step
I predict that in the near future, robots will be so human-like that it will seem natural for us interact with them...As I see it, we are fast approaching the day in which man and machine become fused together. Just in the last few days, researchers
Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jul. 20 2012, 7:51 PM EDT Last updated Friday, Jul. 20 2012, 7:52 PM EDT Steve Mann, who was assaulted recently at a McDonald's in Paris, is just the latest Toronto-area cyborg to suffer discrimination.
This is what a cyborg looked like in 1964 On May 3, 1964, The Miami News ran this fanciful illustration of the man-machine of tomorrow, abutting this article explaining why plastic-organed cyborgs will not land on the Moon. (Short answer: cost,
a robot uprising, or humans becoming cyborgs? Are you about to become a cyborg, or will you be crushed by robot overlords? This week's io9 show looks at our future relationships with machines and you'll never be the same again...Wilson is in the