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“biomimicry”

May 19, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
A flying micro-drone uses static electricity to cling on services and conserve energy.
May 12, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Inspired by the famous Voight-Kampff test, designers speculate on an emotion detector that plugs into your smart phone. Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Micro UAVs use muscle-like membrane wings to cover long distances. Continue reading →
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.
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