A mind-controlled insect that scurries and stops on command
Misadventure though it was, the agency's Operation Acoustic Kitty was a visionary idea 50 years ahead of its time.
Bold innovation or terrible idea? Your guide to the experiments that only sound scary—and the lab work you truly should lose sleep over
As it grows and shrinks with changing humidity, it reports data on its environment
A neuroprosthetic device lets lab rats see in wavelengths beyond the visual spectrum.
The sophisticated navigation system of the moth keeps it on course despite powerful winds
Mouse milk (for people), spider-goats, pain-free cattle, and nine more
Our ancient quest to create androids is about to destroy the boundary between humans and machines. Futurist, author and inventor Ray Kurzweil explains how
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
The pigment could coat electronic implants.
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Futurist Ray Kurzweil explains how the boundary between man and machine is quickly disappearing. PLUS: A gallery of today's most mind-blowing 'bots