An amputee is able to feel rough or smooth textures in real-time using an artificial fingertip connected to nerves in his upper arm. Matthew Stock, Reuters Video, reports.
The "smart arm" can be programmed to work the human drummer's rhythm and speed.
Researchers at U.C. Berkeley CT scanned roaches and put them through their paces in miniature biomechanical testing rigs. The goal? Designing tiny robots that may someday search for survivors in the rubble of a disaster zone.
Scientists are studying the snake-hunting ability of the secretary bird from sub-Saharan Africa, which can kick a snake to death with a force five times its own body weight. Matthew Stock, Reuters Video, reports.
The National Zoo released video of its newest panda, five-month-old Bei Bei, taking his first steps outside. Last month video of Bei Bei's father, Tian Tian, frolicking in the snow went viral.