Mars500 crew ready to land

After 230 days in isolation, an international team is about to 'land' on Mars.

Droid X gets torn down and dissected

Motorola's supercharged Droid X has been torn down and unceremoniously dismembered with a Hex X5 screwdriver.

Man escapes injury from knife-wielding robot

Showing extraordinary devotion to duty, a German researcher has offered his arm up to a robot with a kitchen knife in order to help develop better safety systems.