Video: This robot runs like a cat

Scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have devleoped the "cheetah-cub robot," a four-legged metallic critter modeled after a house cat.

Video: Solar Impulse to take on the States

The record-setting Solar Impulse airplane has landed in America. It didn’t fly here – well, it did, but it did so disassembled and packed into the cargo load of a Boeing 747 for the trip from its home base in Switzerland to Moffett Federal Airfield in Silicon Valley.

Sheep to text for help during wolf attacks

Swiss scientists are working on a system designed to let sheep alert shepherds of marauding wolves by SMS.

Piccard’s solar plane sets new flight record

Solar power might not ever become a meaningful part of air travel, but who really cares?

Anti-PowerPoint Party launched in Switzerland

Just how much do you hate PowerPoint presentations? Enough to join a political party calling for them to be banned?