Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison battled it out in the "War of Currents," but each inventor left a significant scientific legacy.
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A new type of flying robot is insect-sized, weighs about as much as a toothpick, and is powered by lasers.
You can run from Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot Atlas, but it wouldn't do you any good — the robot can run after you.
Unlike chocolate chip cookies or tomato soup, the invention of bread can't be pinned down to a single person or people; instead, it evolved to its present state over the course of millennia.
A transformer designed to do grunt work for the oil industry and military is coming, and it's… admittedly kind of fun to look at.
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk just paid a rare compliment to his own species, calling humans "underrated" on Twitter last week.
The artificial intelligence (AI) community has a clear message for researchers in South Korea: Don't make killer robots.
Creators of the endearing "Star Wars" droid BB-8 revealed how they constructed this adorable mechanical marvel.
These Marsbees would flap their way around the Red Planet, mapping the terrain and collecting air samples.
Being a fry cook isn't as easy as it looks, as a burger-flipping robot named "Flippy" recently discovered.
The little, swiveling robots will look at a new portion of the sky for the invisible force called dark energy that may be causing the accelerating expansion of the universe.