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Teeny tiny robotic tentacles can grasp an ant without hurting it

Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.

By June 22, 2015

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Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Lego toys hold clues to new movie

The "Ant-Man" Lego miniature fiigures might reveal plot points in the upcoming Marvel movie. So don't look too carefully at the new "Final Battle" set if you want to be surprised at what's to come.

By May 26, 2015

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New 'Ant-Man' trailer offers first look at bad-guy Yellowjacket in action

Stellar effects, a "suit"ably intimidating nemesis, and just a few jokes show that "Ant-Man" could be one of summer's most entertaining films.

By April 13, 2015

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Crave Ep. 198: Bionic ants infest our lives -- and our nightmares

Beautifully designed autonomous bionic ants work together to solve a common task, taking life lessons from their role models, actual insects.

By April 2, 2015

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Bionic ants infest our lives -- and our nightmares, Ep. 198

This week on Crave, we cozy into the ISS for a year with our astronaut friends, get a drone's eye view of sheep-herding and run from Festo's bionic creepy-crawlies, which look cute now but will probably come back to haunt us. It's the Crave show!

By April 2, 2015

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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By March 26, 2015

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Marvel releases action-packed 'Ant-Man' trailer

Paul Rudd dons the costume and rides a flying insect in the full trailer for "Ant-Man," which gives us a few clues as to how much the film stays true to the comics.

By January 7, 2015

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Marvel releases tiny and human-size 'Ant-Man' teaser trailers

Fans eager to sneak a peek at scenes from the upcoming Marvel superhero movie "Ant-Man" may have to squint to see star Paul Rudd in action. Or just watch the human-sized trailer instead.

By January 3, 2015

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Crazy ants learn to neutralize fire ants' deadly venom

In what researchers at the University of Texas believe is the first example of its kind, crazy ants have found a way to detoxify fire ants' venom.

By February 13, 2014

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A jetpack that helps you run faster (and use less energy) on Tomorrow Daily

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.

By September 15, 2014