'Completely Weird': How a Mantis Shrimp's Unique Vision System Is Inspiring Innovation
Mantis shrimp eyes are unlike those observed in any other animal, both mechanically and optically, leading researchers to wonder how they could spur technological advancement.
Can Increased Automation Negatively Affect People's Physical and Mental Health?
Research findings suggest that workers in counties facing higher levels of automation risk reported more frequent levels of physical and mental distress.
Listening for Humpback Songs Across the Open Ocean
Researchers are hoping to discover new travel routes of the Pacific humpback by utilizing a robot that monitors their unique means of long-distance communication.
Could Humanity Actually Create a Self-Aware Machine?
It sounds like the plot of science-fiction movie, but academics have long debated the possibility of conscious artificial intelligence.
How Artificial Intelligence Could Benefit Those in Empathy-Centric Professions
If care jobs become the last human jobs, could that encourage employers and policymakers to recognize and value them as the economically critical work that they are?
Insect-size Robots May Join in Future Disaster Rescues
An army of insect-sized robot rescuers may some day help save lives after a disaster.
Japanese, Western Social Robots Mirror Cultural Differences
Industry might seem like a universal language, but how different cultures are husbanding their robots shows there are several dialects.