Robots that occasionally act randomly can help groups of humans solve collective-action problems faster, new research has shown.
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Almost all holograms contain a recording of just a single image, but now scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have built a hologram on stretchy material that can hold several images.
Laser printers that "sculpt" images at miniscule scales could one day make color photos that don't fade over time the way ink does, according to a new study.
A new self-driving car robot fits inside a suitcase and can be made with off-the-shelf parts for less than a few thousand dollars.
Intricate glass creations such as miniature castles and tiny pretzels can now be fabricated using 3D printing, according to a new study.
Scientists used a diamond crystal to increase power of multiple laser beams into one super-powered beam.
For robots to be most useful when working alongside humans, we'll have to figure out how to make robots that can literally lend us a hand when our own two are not enough.
Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson urges Americans to become more scientifically literate in a short video he posted yesterday (April 19) on his Facebook page.
In a move reflective of HBO's hit show "Westworld," the entertainment company has filed a patent for humanoid robot characters.
A new study assesses the evolutionary dynamics of physically embodied robots — and it suggests that we're mashing the fast-forward button on the impending robotic revolution.