Do mobile phones lead to 'digital dementia'?

Tom Stafford, a lecturer in Psychology and Cognitive Science at the University of Sheffield in England, gives his take on the rapidly changing mobile mind.

Swarming robots could serve future humans

Swarms of robots working together could ultimately provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines.

Robot navigates using whiskers alone

A new robot can follow a moving target around without any optical sensors - or, indeed, any sensing technology at all apart from whiskers.

Damaged nerves regrown with new implant

British and German engineers have created computer-generated implants that allow damaged nerves to regrow.