Inspired by one of nature’s most efficient swimmers, bio-roboticist Auke Ijspeert and his team are building a sinuous robot that can venture into toxic waters.

Wise ideas from psychology, behavioral economics, business — and even activism — to get you moving.

If you’d like trust to develop in your office, group or team — and who wouldn’t? — the key is sharing your weaknesses, says business writer Daniel Coyle.

A warm look at the legends and rituals of the most important festival in China, as shared by entrepreneur and Chineasy creator ShaoLan Hsueh.

One hint: it often ends with the letters “est.” And it can lead to competition and disappointment, says psychologist and workplace researcher Shawn Achor.

If we did, we’d all be kinder and more compassionate, both to each other and to ourselves when our hearts get broken, says psychologist Guy Winch.

Researcher and therapist Terri Orbuch shares what she’s learned from studying couples for three decades.