Innovation

Artificial Feathers Let This Robotic Bird Fly With Incredible Agility

Artificial Feathers Let This Robotic Bird Fly With Incredible Agility

Over the years, Festo, a German automation company with a penchant for robots, has designed countless Mother Nature-inspired automatons that swim, hop, and fly like their real-world counterparts. That includes robotic birds, which have now been upgraded with fake feathers that allow the robots to soar through the air with…

Genius Bees Force Plants To Bloom By Biting Them

Genius Bees Force Plants To Bloom By Biting Them

Bumblebees need pollen from flowers to survive. But increasingly, the creatures are waking up earlier in the year when flowers have not yet bloomed due to the climate crisis. Nature appears to be finding a way, though.

So This Is The Future Of Apple Innovation?

So This Is The Future Of Apple Innovation?

The big iFixit teardown is done, and the results are in. The new 16-inch MacBook Pro is a heck of a lot like the old 15-inch MacBook Pro, save for a few meaningful throwback features. Yes, I mean throwback as in retro—as in Apple actually took retired features from old…