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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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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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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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UN should ban 'killer robots' before it's too late, report urges

Human rights watchdogs want the UN to put an end to the fully autonomous and weaponized drones before they even exist.

By April 9, 2015

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Tech leaders are using their voices, influence to speak out on social, political issues

CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.

By April 5, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity starts scholarship for women in science

The "party game for horrible people" will use proceeds from its latest expansion pack to do something not quite so horrible.

By March 31, 2015

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015