The 31st annual Best of What's New awards.
Remote-controlled robots make data more accessible and are quickly becoming a desired tool in scientific research.
Crushing their way across the top of the world
Despite the awesome name, it has only one head
Robots bring lunch to the battlefields of tomorrow.
World War II combat pilots have been lost at the bottom of the Pacific ocean for nearly 70 years. Now autonomous robots have been deployed to find them.
A new White House strategy to counter IEDs takes a surprisingly holistic approach.
Can Brendan Foley and an army of shipwreck-seeking robots transform maritime archaeology?
The second-place finalist did a little more than half that well
The four-wheeled diving car, the world-famous Bathysphere, the farming sub, and more underwater craft from decades past
Jarheads work almost 50 percent faster wearing heads-up display goggles that replace technical manuals
Former Marine Charles Bolden, Jr takes charge at a tricky time for the space agency
A proposed suborbital space transport will put boots on the ground anywhere in the world in two hours or less. But can it overcome huge technological-and political-hurdles?
The aging Marine One helicopter fleet is finally due to retire. Meet its successor