While robots can be designed to be faster or stronger than animals, it's rare to meet a robot that's as resilient as an animal in the wild after it's been injured. Animals adapt to survive and researchers from France and the US are developing robots that can keep working even after receiving major damage.Read More
Eric Mack has been covering technology and the world since the late 1990s. As well as being a Gizmag regular, he currently contributes to CNET, NPR and other outlets.
Researchers in Japan have found that human aging may be able to be delayed or even reversed, at least at the most basic level of human cell lines. In the process, the scientists from the University of Tsukuba also found that regulation of two genes is related to how we age.Read More
The world of activity trackers has been rapidly expanding beyond just wrist and armbands that monitor a few key vital signs and movements. We're now seeing the energence of very specific tools like ResisTrack, which claims to "monitor and track the exact force" that muscles generate.Read More
Kyocera is continuing with its mission to make tough (often affordable) phones. The company's latest rugged device is the Torque G02, which Kyocera claims is the first sea water-resistant smartphone.Read More
One of the surprising sleeper Android phones that generated lots of interest at CES 2015 was the Asus ZenFone 2, a flagship phablet that could be a winner in a few boring but certainly important areas – including specs that could, at least on paper, compete with many laptops and a starting price of just $199 unlocked.Read More
A team from the University of Texas wants to create virtual reality and augmented reality systems that can better integrate with the real world. Along the way, they just might revolutionize the geolocation systems we all use on our mobile devices.Read More