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Bio-on hopes its bioplastics will replace metal, too (Q&A)

CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.

By February 6, 2014

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Flying fungus? Decomposable 'bio drone' takes to the skies

If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."

By November 14, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 086: Bio-drones, PlayStation Vue, a 'Starry Night' bike path and more

On today's show, we check out a biodegradable drone with a fungi-like casing, discuss the PlayStation Vue and swoon over a bike path in the Netherlands inspired by Van Gogh.

By November 13, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 086: Bio-drones, PlayStation Vue, a 'Starry Night' bike path and more

The research team developing the bio-friendly drone says it would mostly melt like a puddle of goo if it went down in the field, raising some interesting questions about future environmental research...and espionage.

By November 13, 2014

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3D printing 'bio pen' lets doctors draw implants on the fly

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have created a pen that uses 3D printing technology and bio ink to "draw" over sections of damaged bone.

By December 10, 2013

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All aboard the poop bus, now farting around the UK

A bus in the UK is fueled by biomethane gas, which is produced by both food and human waste. But how bad does it actually smell?

By November 21, 2014

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This flower pot is actually a clever bio air conditioner

The Cold Pot looks like a flower pot, but it harnesses the power of terracotta to cool off its surroundings.

By February 4, 2014

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3D-printed bio-shoes could repair themselves

It doesn't take long for avid runners to wear down a new pair of shoes. But some day runners and walkers alike may be able to pop protocell shoes into a vat of liquid to regenerate overnight.

By December 12, 2013

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TGI Friday's mistletoe drones want you to pucker up

Why not let a drone pressure you into kissing the person sitting next to you at a chain restaurant? Better skip the garlic fries.

By November 21, 2014

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What the CraveCast lost and found in space

November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.

By November 20, 2014