To Get to An Alien Star, Scientists Launched the Tiniest Spacecraft Ever

Breakthrough Starshot wants to go to Alpha Centauri.


How Jellyfish, Nanobots, and Naked Mole Rats Could Make Humans Immortal

We spoke to the world's leading experts in the field of human life extension to get an update on how close we are to living forever.


This Bacteria-Powered Microrobot Navigates via Electric Fields

Engineers from Drexel University have devised a bacteria-powered microrobot that can be steered through fluids with applied electric fields.


These Teensy Nanoscale Objects Were 3D Printed Out of DNA

The researchers think their shapes could be used in drug delivery.


Chemists power nanobots with UV light

Light activated ascolloids could control nanobots for internal drug delivery


MIT Physicists Are Designing Microscopic Robots to Walk Inside Our Bodies

How will it feel to have tiny robots tumbling through your veins?


DNA Nanobots Can Fool the Immune System by Disguising Themselves as Viruses

Scientists took a cue from the one of the most efficient genetic-code delivery systems in history or biology.


Nanomotors Were Successfully Manipulated Inside Living Cells for the First Time

The results have big potential in the medical world.


Sperm-Powered Micro-Robots Could Offer a New Method of Fertilization

Mix robots and sperm, and what do you get? Spermbots.


This Self-Assembling 'Nanotrain' Builds Its Own Tracks Out of DNA

It's built out of DNA and proteins and could be a way of speeding up chemical reactions.