Scientists develop the first self-replicating ‘living robots’ with AI and frog cells

News 12/01/21, 10:44

U.S. scientists revealed that they have developed the first-ever self-duplicating "robot" originated from living cells. These "xenobots" look similar to Pac-Man, a video game character, Sciencealert reported. Origin of the "xenobots" Computer scientist and roboticist Joshua Bongard from the University of Vermont said that xenobots could not be classified as traditional robots or ...

Trump administration devises plan to combat foreign threat in research

U.S. 10/25/19, 13:09

President Donald Trump's administration is prioritizing the protection of scientific research institutions from possible theft by foreign states. Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and principal scientific adviser to President Trump, said in an Sept. 16 open letter that in recent years "some nations ...

NASA X-ray Space Telescope back online after brief shutdown

Space 10/15/18, 22:17

One of NASA's space telescopes is back in business after a two-day shutdown. NASA said Monday that the Chandra X-ray Observatory came back online Friday. Chandra's trouble occurred less than a week after the Hubble Space Telescope was sidelined. In both cases, the problem was in the pointing system. Officials say a ...

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