Lego robot with the brain of a worm!

Lego robot with the brain of a worm!

Legos and science: they go together perfectly. Yes, you heard that right. Researchers have created an amazing combination of science and your favorite building blocks… by developing a Lego robot with the brain of a worm! Researchers modeled the robot’s software after a roundworm’s neurons, and the software actually made the robot behave like a […]

Penguins: Do Not Disturb

Penguins: Do Not Disturb

How do you study a wild animal in its natural environment?  You make a robot that looks and acts like the animal! This is what a team of scientists created in order to study a colony of emperor penguins.  Not only did the penguins act normal around the research tool, they “tried to talk to […]