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Watch the SpaceX Dragon crew capsule hover like a fiery bee

Behold the awesome power of 33,000 pounds of thrust as SpaceX demonstrates the floating powers of its Dragon capsule.

By January 22, 2016

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Crave Ep. 223: Tiny RoboBee could be first of flying, swimming robot swarm

Engineers at Harvard have built an insect-sized flying robot that can also swim. One step closer to that drone insect swarm army.

By October 22, 2015

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Tiny RoboBee could be first of flying, swimming robot swarm, Ep. 223

This week on Crave, augment your reality with a demo of Magic Leap, find out exactly how many people Darth Vader has murdered and see why Harvard thinks tiny drones that can fly and swim are the future. It's the Crave show!

By October 22, 2015

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Robotic bee goes for a fly and a swim

Harvard's bee-inspired RoboBee is now the first insect-sized robot that can both fly and swim.

By October 21, 2015

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Bees are just as addicted to caffeine as you are

Bees prefer flowers laced with caffeine, researchers find, and even try to lead their bee buddies to the wake-up juice with "waggle dances." Could pumpkin spice pollen be far behind?

By October 15, 2015

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Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015

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Watch what happens when you disturb a hive of 40,000 killer bees

A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.

By August 15, 2015

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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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How to build a flood sensor for under five bucks

With a little creativity and copper wiring, this $5 device will monitor whole basements for flooding.

By January 29, 2016

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Watch a squadron of bees build a giant teapot

A designer in Rotterdam got 60,000 bees to help him create a one-of-a-kind sculpture, and you can watch them work.

By February 23, 2015