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Discussing Harvard's "build your own soft robot" toolkit on Tomorrow Daily

On today's show, we explain how you can build your very own soft robots, decide we want to take a real-life train headed for Zombieville, and check out a gorgeous, high-tech couture dress that might give away your emotions.

By October 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 062: Harvard's soft robotics toolkit, a Zombie Train, the Synapse dress and more

On today's show, we explain how you can build your very own soft robots, decide we want to take a real-life train headed for Zombieville, and check out a gorgeous, high-tech couture dress that might give away your emotions.

By October 2, 2014

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015

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@POTUS: President Obama gets exclusive Twitter account

President Barack Obama's twitter handle sets a new world record for gaining 1 million followers in the shortest time, but he'll have to pass it on to his successor.

By May 18, 2015

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Harvard wants everyone to build soft robots

Harvard University labs has launched a toolkit that will supply robotics enthusiasts and researchers with the tools they need to design, build and operate soft robots.

By September 24, 2014

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014

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​Scientists downgrade chicken beaks to dinosaur snouts

Evolutionary biologists turn back the clock on chickens to determine how they got their beaks -- and possibly make them look more badass.

By May 12, 2015

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From Ada to Brill: Why have we always dissed women in tech?

Silicon Valley faces tough questions about how it treats women. But the problem isn't just for modern-day women -- it goes back at least 200 years.

By May 9, 2015

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Women in tech: The numbers don't add up

The percentage of female employees working at large technology companies is oddly consistent. But drilling down finds the problem is worse than the numbers suggest.

By May 6, 2015