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“biomimetics”

Jun 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The microswimmers, inspired by Lyme's Disease viruses, are biodegradable and won't trigger an immune response in the body. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The streamlined shape of this tiny robot could help search-and-rescue teams explore tight spaces.
Jun 12, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Robotic tentacles might be ideal for delicate microscopic surgery.
Jun 11, 2015 07:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Scientists have found a way to mimic the way the animals' skin generate complex, dynamic patterns of color.
Jun 2, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A fish-shaped sensor records information about how water flows over a dam to build better passage for fish swimming upstream.
May 27, 2015 01:23 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The long-limbed CHIMP will go up against dozens of competitors in a simulated disaster-response course. Continue reading →
May 26, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Just like in real life, teamwork is a better solution for getting two jobs done at once.
May 19, 2015 03:17 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
MIT professor introduces photosynthetic prototype that generates fuel and emulates human gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading →
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