As machine intelligence becomes more complex, our machines will increasingly behave in ways that surprise us. What happens when one of them does something that we find socially, legally or even morally unacceptable?
Animals like squid, octopuses and jellyfish use strange, fascinating limbs to interact with the world. How can we take inspiration from the natural designs of these arms and tentacles to create robots, synthetic materials and even medicine?
Ever wish you could copy, share and edit 3D objects like you can with a Google doc? We take a close look at several visions of programmable matter, including ideas like claytronics: the robotic goop that could change our lives in weird and awesome ways.