Scientists at University of Oslo have created robots that learn to adapt. The multi-limbed machines can overcome environmental challenges. In a video one of the robots learns to walk (still image shown).
The research is being led Dr Ana Tajadura-Jimenez at University College London. In one test, she proved sounds can trick the brain into thinking they’re touching a variety of different surfaces.
EXCLUSIVE: Nanoscientists from Geneva-based Gillette used a scanning electron microscope and electron column to move a focused beam of ions and make the tiny engraving (pictured).
Cern in Geneva has begun releasing collision data from the LHC on their Open Data Portal website (screenshot shown). The public are invited to use the information for research and education.
The bike’s German designers hoped to create an environmentally friendly way to travel, but with such a high price tag it is unlikely that commuters will ditch their cars any time soon.
A scientist is to present his theory at a talk in Illinois that ancient life on Mars was massacred. Dr Brandenburg says there is evidence for two nuclear explosions on Mars (image from his paper shown).
Macquarie University in Sydney was given the handbook by an antiques dealer in 1981 and the 20-page Egyptian book (pictured) of spells is written in the ancient Coptic language.
Women who have a lot of male friends and colleagues, and are seen as attractive by other males have more sex with their boyfriends, Oakland researchers have found.
Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s Hospital successfully removed the worm which travelled 5cm from the right side of their patient’s brain to the left.
Chevrolet say the car, unveiled at the LA Auto Show, is a glimpse of the future of racing cars – where lasers are used instead of combustion engines.