Featured in caterpillars
Streetlights are making caterpillars grow up faster—and that’s a bad thing
Light pollution has some unusual effects.
These plants bring all the birds to your yard
Songbirds need bugs, and bugs need local greens.
What animal has the craziest camouflage?
Some caterpillars look exactly like poop
Tiny, Soft Robotic Caterpillar Creeps, Climbs, And Crawls
And it can push objects ten times its size
How Tracking The Faces Of Sleepy Truck Drivers Could Save Your Life
Fatigue causes up to 65 percent of truck accidents within the mining industry.
On Building A Fleshy Robotic Caterpillar–and Why
I make robots that are soft and floppy. If you can change your shape, you can go anywhere—you can squeeze … Continued
Rolling Robot Transforms Into A Helicopter On Command, Decepticon-Style
Not sure whether to use a cylindrical crawler or a buzzing helicopter for your remote sensing needs? This robot makes … Continued
Video: Caterpillar-Inspired Soft Robot Flips Out to Move At Breakneck Speeds
Inspired by nature's dramatic "ballistic roll"
The Voodoo Wasp
Not content with laying its eggs inside a caterpillar's body, a parasitic wasp then turns the host into a zombie babysitter