SpaceX launches rocket in a first of its kind mission

CAPE CANAVERAL – Elon Musk’s SpaceX has sent a fourth manned rocket into space in the pre-dawn hours of Friday; reusing the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket. This is the first time a recycled rocket has been launched into orbit on a crew mission – bringing Musk’s dream of a reusable space program […]

Scientists Build “First Living Robots” From Stem Cells

A team of scientists recently announced that it has built the world’s first repurposed, programmable living cells. Scraped from the embryos of a frog, these cells were reassembled into an entirely new life form called ‘Xenebots‘. “These are novel living machines,” says Joshua Bongard, a computer scientist and robotics expert at the University of Vermont who […]