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“biomimetics”

Jul 15, 2015 07:15 AM ET // Renee Morad
In Singapore’s Pandan Reservoir, a flock of swans controlled by programmers monitor the water for contamination, measuring PH levels and more.
Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Renee Morad
Researchers blended 3-D printing techniques and a combination of hard and soft materials to accomplish more accurate jumping and better landings.
Jul 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
So-called memcomputers process and store data just like the human brain.
Jul 7, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Renee Morad
Movie director and deep-sea explorer James Cameron is setting out to improve the aesthetics and boost the technological performance of solar panels.
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.
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