Gizmodo Salutes the Rat: Happy Chinese New Year!

Not only are we smart, charming and pretty here at Gizmodo, we are also fantastically cultured. As the Chinese New Year is upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all those celebrating it a smashing new year. As a Chinese restaurant placemat our research informs us, the Chinese calendar cycles every… » 2/06/08 12:30pm 2/06/08 12:30pm

Scientists Develop Artery Scurrying Micro Robot

The boffins at Chonnam National University have created a microscopic robot to be used in medical procedures to clear blocked arteries. The minuscule robot has six legs and walks in the same manner as a crab. The researchers have discovered the robot is capable of traveling a whopping 55 yards in three weeks. » 10/21/07 10:05pm 10/21/07 10:05pm