Meet the Milli-Motein, a tiny, reconfigurable robot that could "become…

MIT's media lab compares it to a "real-life Transformer" — a highly adaptable, infinitely scalable machine that can assume almost any shape imaginable. It's called the Milli-Motein. Think of it as programmable matter, the latest development in the growing digital fabrication revolution. » 12/03/12 11:00am 12/03/12 11:00am

10 of the Deadliest Proteins on Earth

Proteins are the building blocks of life, and the reason we're all here on this planet. So it's weird to realize that proteins can be some of the deadliest poisons of all. We've already told you about the most dangerous chemicals — but some proteins that are found in nature can be the deadliest substances of all. » 6/19/12 10:06am 6/19/12 10:06am