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biology

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TaxiClear turns mice, lizards into biological art

A new chemical clearing formula transforms mice and lizards into hauntingly beautiful works of art in the name of science. Crave's Bonnie Burton chats with TaxiClear's co-creator Michael Johnson.

By May 14, 2014

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Glowing plants could act as biological night lights

A Kickstarter project promises to deliver seeds and plants that glow in the dark, thanks to synthetic biology and designer DNA sequences.

By April 29, 2013

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arm now a reality

A man in Sweden has become the first recipient of a mind-controlled prosthetic arm that is directly interfaced with muscle, bone and nerves.

By October 8, 2014

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Fascinating gif visualises the patterns of flight

A beautiful gif deconstructs the wing motions of a bat, a goose, a moth, a dragonfly and a hummingbird to reveal the looping patterns therein.

By September 30, 2014

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Biologists switch on gene, extend flies' lives 30 percent

UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.

By September 11, 2014

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Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 2014

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New York comes to life with fantastic biological machines

In a short film called "New York Biotopes", the street furniture and fixtures of New York comes to strange, organic life.

By February 7, 2013

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014