New Mosquito Trap Smart Enough To Keep Just The Bad BugsA new high-techmosquito trap is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape — and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.
Ford Invests $1B In Robotics Startup In Driverless Car QuestFord Motor is spending $1 billion to take over a robotics startup to acquire more of the expertise needed to reach its ambitious goal of having a fully driverless vehicle on the road by 2021.
Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle Battery Work Outside StationAstronauts went spacewalking Friday to hook up fancy new batteries on the International Space Station's sprawling power grid.
Arlington ISD Hosts State Qualifying Robotics TournamentThe Arlington ISD will host a Boosting Engineering Science and Technology – or BEST – Robotics tournament on Oct. 22, as schools vie to qualify for the first-ever UIL Robotics: BEST Division state championship.
Robotic Scan For Horses Could Hold Promise For Human HealthVeterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses and possibly be adapted for humans, eliminating the need for people to lie still inside a tube.
That Pilot In The Cockpit May Someday Be A RobotFrom the outside, the plane that took off from a small airport on Monday looked unremarkable. But inside the cockpit, a robot with spindly metal tubes and rods for arms and legs and a claw hand, was doing the flying.
UIL Robotics ProgramHigh school students creating robotics will compete for a new championship title after the launch of a pilot program at Texas schools.
Facebook Wants To Tap Robot Brains To Do Your BiddingFacebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain.
Winners Named In Global Underwater Robot Event Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.
FDA Clears Robotic Legs For Some Paralyzed PeopleFederal health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind set of robotic leg braces that can help some disabled people walk again.
H.S. Robotics Team Qualifies For Tech World ChampionshipA North Texas robotics team is one step away from world domination. Last week students from Trinity High School in Euless qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship to be held in St. Louis next month. Now… if they can only raise the cash to get there.
University Researchers Create 'Bionic Ear' With a 3-D printer, a petri dish and some cells from a cow, researchers at one university are growing synthetic ears that can receive — and transmit — sound.