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biomimicry

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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Vote on NASA's crazy next-gen spacesuit fashions

NASA is seeking the public's input on the look for the high-tech Z-2 spacesuit. Choose between biomimicry, "Tron"-style, and future-fashion-trend designs.

By March 24, 2014

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'Biowire' could be major step toward viable cardiac patches

Tech out of Toronto allows researchers to make mature tissue from human cardiac cell samples for the first time, which could eventually lead to biodegradable surgical patches that remain in the body.

By June 26, 2013

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Insane bug bots go bug wild

Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.

By June 21, 2013

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Tiny robot insect finally takes flight

A tiny flying robot the size of a house fly is helping scientists study the dynamics of insect flight.

By May 2, 2013

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Green news harvest: Consumers affect climate change

Plus: Carbon emissions pollute oceans with noise; Suntech expanding; and could oil shortage eclipse financial crisis?

By October 3, 2008

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"A Better World by Design" summons change agents from various sectors

A Better World by Design is a first-of-its-kind conference on "globally conscious design," as the organizers call it. Held at Brown University/RISD from November 7-9, it aims to generate innovative solutions to issues facing today's world, including extre

By July 4, 2008

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Khosla invests in turbine tech maker Pax

Khosla Ventures adds to its clean-tech investments with Pax Streamline, a maker of turbines, heating and air-conditioning systems, and aerospace technologies.

By March 4, 2008

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Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

Will global financiers respond to a transformed and healing world view or are these world views forever disconnected?

By January 30, 2008

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Did the World Design Congress Connect?

Thoughts on the wrap-up of the 2007 World Design Congress in San Francisco

By October 22, 2007