Shape-shifting robots

A new phase-changing material built from wax and foam could allow robots to switch between hard and soft states. Read more »

A plea to engineers

Bishop & Associates' Bob Hult offers a plea to engineers, praising all they've achieved but requesting a bit of restraint. Read more »

MEMS semiconductor sales to reach $8bn

New multisensor platforms, wearable systems and the Internet of Things are expected to lift total MEMS semiconductor sales to $8 billion in 2014, according to research firm IC Insights. Read more »

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