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Caterpillar robot's recoil too quick to see

Tufts University creates a silicone caterpillar, GoQBot, that can curl into a wheel to escape danger.

By April 28, 2011

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Caterpillar D7E: Move earth and save the Earth

CNET editor Wayne Cunningham gets to drive the first hybrid dozer, the Caterpillar D7E.

By June 12, 2009

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Caterpillar D7E hybrid dozer photos

In an effort to reduce emissions for construction equipment, Caterpillar created the hybrid D7E dozer. In developing the advanced drivetrain, Caterpillar realized many more benefits than just cleaner air, finding the efficient drivetrain gives the dozer better performance all-around.

13 Images June 12, 2009

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Plants muster defenses when they 'hear' an attack

Plants vs. Caterpillars? Nope, it's not a video game mashup. It's a very real battle, and the plants are using a unique method to win.

By July 5, 2014

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3D scanning shows a butterfly's metamorphosis

What happens when an insect undergoes metamorphosis? Scientists from the University of Manchester used micro-CT scanning to take a look.

By May 16, 2013

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Dad turns baby into Ripley with incredible Power Loader costume

German dad Carsten Riewe built an Aliens-style Power Loader for himself and his wee 13-month-old daughter to celebrate Karneval in style.

By March 12, 2014

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Panasonic working on actual 'Alien' Power Loader

Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.

By February 3, 2014

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Found! Atari's E.T. games dug up from New Mexico landfill

After 31 years hidden in the wake of one of the worst video game failures in history, thousands of E.T. and other Atari games were uncovered Saturday. The find ended the mystique of a great industry legend.

By April 26, 2014