The $380,000 vertical-takeoff-and-landing "Speeder" will reach at least 150 mph, have a 45-mile range and be able to fly as high as 15,000 feet, company officials say.
Scooters are crowding sidewalks and injuring pedestrians in cities around the country. A startup called Swiftmile says it has created new charging stations that could help bring order to the chaos.
On farms in New Zealand, drones are being used to herd and monitor livestock, supplementing a role that working dogs have held for more than a century.
Beginning in 2020, Volvo cars will be limited to 180 kilometers per hour -- or about 112 mph. The auto manufacturer said the change is part of an ambitious plan to eliminate all serious injuries and driving deaths in new Volvos by next year.
MIT researchers say they have developed the first four-legged robot capable of executing a backflip. Similar robots could someday be used for search-and-rescue missions and surveillance, experts say.
The new video uses virtual reality to highlight the many dangers of venturing onto frozen water as the spring thaw approaches.
Lime, one of the world’s largest electric scooter companies, is urging riders to be extra cautious while operating their devices because of a technical “bug” that can cause “sudden excessive braking during use.”
A Denver fast food restaurant has turned its drive through lane over to an artificially intelligent machine. The new employee is the latest sign that machines are already filling fast food jobs traditionally staffed by people.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard believe the soft membrane covering a lobster's abdomen could guide the development of a new type of flexible body armor for humans. The membrane is as tough as the industrial rubber used to make car tires and garden hoses.
University of Maryland researchers say a new temperature-regulating fabric could help people save energy and reduce the costs of air conditioning and heating.