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This motorized kayak can drive itself
Extra stabilization and a GPS-connected remote set this stand-up new model apart.
Look inside the coolest engines at the New York Auto Show
Gratuitous photos from the show floor.
How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine
Enjoy a DIY sugar high
Dreams, Fantasies, and Realities: Inside Honda’s Japanese R&D Lab
Luxury supercars, hydrogen fuel cells, and fully autonomous cars -- in 15 years
Tiny Gold Motors You Can Drive Inside Cells
They're a step toward motors doctors could one day use to deliver targeted medicine to cells in the body.
MIT Researchers Create The Swiss Army Knife Of The Robotics World
While engineering programmable matter, they also invented a motor that holds its position without power.
Single-Molecule Motor Runs on Electricity, Could Be Used for Single-Cell Surgery
We’ve seen single-molecule “motors” before, but they’re pretty primitive, motors only in the most basic sense of the word. But … Continued
Video: Jelly-Like Artificial Muscles Improve Robotic Flexibility With Rotary Motion
Replacing some of the nuts and bolts in robots’ bodies with stretchy artificial muscles would allow them to be more … Continued
Researchers Unlock the Secrets to Bacteria’s Super-Efficient Microscopic Motor Tech
American motor engineering prides itself on muscle while German engineering is known for speed and precision, but neither of these … Continued
Build a Miniature Electric Hub Motor
A few months ago, we brought you the “You Built What?!” feature about Charles Guan’s Electric Death Trap Shopping Cart … Continued