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Applied sciences and engineering/Engineering/Robotics

The optimizing algorithm helped a team of drones survey two Adélie penguin colonies in Antarctica in record time.

The possibility of so-called “killer robots” poses significant threats to established ethical, diplomatic and legal norms, according to participants of a press briefing at the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting.

A new design for tiny flying robots takes inspiration from wasps' ability to transport prey much heavier than themselves, by latching onto surfaces and dragging their catch.

Scientists have detected an underground reservoir of liquid that may be saltwater under Mars' southern polar ice cap.