MIT’s Interactive Robogami lets you design and 3D-print origami-inspired robots

New tools developed that let non-experts create their own robots. … Read More

Microsoft’s Project Brainwave delivers powerful, real-time AI from the cloud

Project Brainwave boasts ultra-low latency, thanks to clever technology from Intel. … Read More

Anki’s AI-powered robot toys are finally being set loose Down Under

Anki, the Silicon Valley robotics and artificial intelligence company, has launched in Australia with its toy-like robots available for pre-order at selected stores. … Read More

Those helpful robots you like are easily hacked, says cyber security firm

IOActive wants to point out security flaws found in popular models of robots used in workplaces and homes. … Read More

Your DJI Spark drone isn’t flying anywhere if you don’t get the latest firmware update

A new Spark safety update is required by September 1, otherwise your mini drone isn’t going anywhere. … Read More

This stretchy biofuel cell powers wearables from your sweat

Biomedical engineers have created a flexible, stretchable fuel cell that’s capable of powering LEDs and Bluetooth radios. … Read More

Nasa’s ‘Mars 2020’ mission will hunt for signs of past life

The next mission that Nasa sends to Mars will use methods originally developed to find the the oldest life on Earth. … Read More

Google wants to make a solar eclipse megamovie, and you can help

Google is planning to stitch together a continuous view of the eclipse, based on your photos. … Read More

Elon Musk is one of 116 tech experts asking for a UN ban on killer robots

Autonomous killing machines should be outlawed alongside chemical weapons and landmines, say company bosses. … Read More

How to live forever

Or, perhaps more accurately, how to live long enough to live forever… … Read More