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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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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.

By January 22, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 117: Upgraded Atlas robot, an adorable robot press conference, and more

On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.

By January 22, 2015

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Patriots coach invokes science in addressing deflated-football dustup

Technically Incorrect: Bill Belichick says he's not a scientist, but he offers a scientific reason why his team's footballs weren't at regulation pressure when Pats beat Colts to head to Super Bowl.

By January 24, 2015

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The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.

By January 22, 2015