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“biomimetics”

Apr 23, 2016 08:30 AM ET // AFP
The drone, nicknamed Blue Jay, takes a client's order and returns with a cocktail.
Apr 5, 2016 09:50 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A robot built by a Hong Kong-based product and graphic designer has a striking resemblance to a famous actress.
Mar 23, 2016 12:05 PM ET // Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
Inspired by bats, the wings of a new drone change shape in response to conditions in the environment.
Mar 21, 2016 11:45 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new book revives a mid-Century philosophy to solve modern problems.
Mar 14, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A self-correcting contact lens could eliminate the need for bifocals, trifocals or laser corrective surgery.
Mar 14, 2016 03:45 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
When tiny steps from individual robots are synchronized to overlap with others, they can move mountains. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The synthetic fabric is inspired by an octopus’ stretchy, color-shifting skin.
Feb 22, 2016 12:45 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An entire industry has devoted itself to designing bots and UAVs specifically designed to save human lives.
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