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“biomimetics”

Jun 19, 2014 09:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
Jun 18, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Chore-busting bots don't have to be humanoid. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A set of sticky handheld paddles could help soldiers climb up walls.
Jun 6, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
An emerging field known as neurobiological robotics is looking for unique human abilities that can be replicated in robots to make them work better.
Jun 4, 2014 09:51 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Such a tiny device could be used for everything from assembling nanoscale products to delivering drugs inside a person's bloodstream. Continue reading →
May 30, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Erico Guizzo, IEEE Spectrum
The Raptor robot stands out for its simplicity, showing that it's possible to achieve significant speeds with an uncomplicated design.
May 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Material inspired by fly eyes could be used on windows and mirrors and even protect electrical networks from shorting out or freezing.
May 13, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The remote-controlled OutRunner robot mimics animal locomotion. Continue reading →
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