Search Results for Evan Ackerman (1213)

  1. Poison-Injecting Robot Submarine Assassinates Sea Stars to Save Coral Reefs

    Crown-of-thorns sea stars can wipe out coral reefs, but an autonomous stabby poison robot is on the case

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  2. DARPA Wants Swarms of Cheap “Gremlin” Drones

    DARPA is looking for swarms of nearly disposable UAVs that can launch and be retrieved in mid-air

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  3. Artificial Leaf Is 10 Times Better at Generating Hydrogen from Sunlight

    A new "artificial leaf" that can turn sunlight and water directly into hydrogen and oxygen is shattering performance and stability records

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  4. Robots With Smooth Moves Are Up to 40% More Efficient

    Slight tweaks to acceleration and deceleration can make a huge difference to robot energy consumption

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  5. Hitachi Developing Dual-Armed Robot for Warehouse Picking

    This is one of the most confidently brisk picking robots we've ever seen

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  6. Why You Probably Don't Care About a Fuel Cell iPhone That Can Run for a Week

    A fuel cell that can power a smartphone for a week sounds great in theory, but in practice, you probably only care if you live in India

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  7. Sony's New Drone: a Modern Take on a Familiar Design

    A fixed-wing drone that can lift off vertically has its advantages, but who needs one?

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