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Tomorrow Daily 135: Biodegradable robots working in your body, the Godzilla Hotel and more

John Hopkins University scientists are currently working on what they're calling "micrograbbers" made of hydrogel and stiff polymers. Someday, they hope to send these tiny objects into your body to perform procedures that might otherwise be invasive.

By February 25, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 135: Biodegradable robots working in your body, the Godzilla Hotel and more

On today's show, Khail and Ashley marvel at tiny robots made to collect samples inside your body and dissolve after they're done, start saving up to stay at the Godzilla Hotel in Tokyo, and show you a retired engineer's violin-playing robot.

By February 25, 2015

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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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Plantable paper cup serves up seeds with your coffee

A humble coffee cup has big aspirations to become a forest of trees with a Kickstarter that embeds native seeds in a paper cup.

By February 23, 2015

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What would happen to Earth if humans suddenly disappeared?

A video from AsapScience explores what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared from the face of the Earth (though we obviously wouldn't be around to worry about it).

By January 28, 2015

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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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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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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