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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 12, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Robotic tentacles might be ideal for delicate microscopic surgery.
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.
Apr 9, 2015 04:04 PM ET // Renee Morad
Following the commands of a Curie-powered bracelet, spiderbots can change colors, pump fists and fall asleep.
Apr 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Renee Morad
Animals fly better than humans, swim better, run faster, and hop higher.
Apr 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Device reduces metabolic cost of movement with no energy source of its own. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Walt Bonner,
Plane wings could de-ice themselves by secreting anti-freeze.
Mar 12, 2015 01:11 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
New nanoscale technology could have wide-ranging applications in multiple industries.
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