Harvard and MIT team up to create an inchworm robot that self-folds into place with little human intervention. Continue reading →
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You need three types of materials to build a fire -- tinder, kindling and fuel. Tinder is dry material that ignites with little heat -- a spark starts a fire. The tinder must be absolutely dry to be sure just a spark will ignite it. If you only have a device that generates sparks, charred [...]
As 3-D printing advances, so do the enterprising and innovative engineers working with the technology. Watch these guys attempt to print a working bicycle.
As 3-D printing becomes more mainstream, rights-holders have begun patenting ways to restrict piracy.
A technique for cloaking events could also secure computer networks.
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