And what hath science wrought this week? Faster-than-light interplanetary travel? I don’t think so. A non-stick cooking surface that will never chip or scratch? We should be so lucky. But how about a robot bird? Here you go:

Researchers at the University of Maryland have developed a robot bird whose wings can flap independently of each other.

Called the “Robo Raven,” the breakthrough engineering technology allows the robot to achieve any desired motion and to perform aerobatic maneuvers.

Finally.

Best of all, robot cat will have somebody to play with.