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Biodegradable 3D-printed underpants can be worn, tossed

Thanks to a new-3D printing system developed by an Israeli couple, 3D-printed clothing that acts and feels like cloth could be on the way. First stop: disposable Reg Grundies for women.

By November 11, 2013

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Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.

By November 20, 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

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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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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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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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Paint-on bandage changes color as your wound heals

A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.

By October 6, 2014

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Plastic-wrap-like nanosheets block infection from burn wounds

A new biomaterial clings to all the curves and wrinkles of the human body to help keep bacteria out of difficult-to-treat wounds.

By August 11, 2014

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Aircraft landing system turns to plan bee

Australian researchers have taken inspiration from bees to develop an autonomous aircraft landing system that operates independently of outside technology.

By June 29, 2014

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Disney Research invents 3D printer for teddy bears

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University collaborating with Disney Research have designed a machine that can 3D print in woollen materials.

By April 28, 2014