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Crave Ep. 158: Bill Gates feeds his own blood to insects, for science!

Bill Gates pledges $40 million -- and his own blood -- to the Indonesia Health Fund. Plus, underwear that protects your private parts from public radiation.

By May 2, 2014

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Bill Gates feeds his own blood to insects, for science!, Ep. 158

Bill Gates pledges $40 million -- and his own blood -- to the Indonesia Health Fund. Plus, underwear that protects your private parts from public radiation.

By May 2, 2014

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These 3D-printed snacks grow their own fillings

3D-printed edible shells are embedded with seeds to grow their own fillings of tasty sprouts and mushrooms.

By February 26, 2015

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Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By February 17, 2015

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A hybrid insect-human camera lens

This footage was shot with a tiny prototype lens being developed at Ohio State University. It combines features of insect eye lenses, such as their wide angle of view, with those of a human eye, such as the ability to shift the focus. Here, the lens focuses on letters positioned at various distances to demonstrate depth of field.

By September 20, 2013

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Expanding camera lens combines insect, human vision

This hybrid approach could give smartphone cameras dynamic focus, and add depth to surgical imaging.

By September 19, 2013

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Crave Ep. 136: DIY pet insect robot crawls into production

On this week's Crave show, Dash robotics shows off its DIY robotic insects, Hot Wheels drives you down the wall, and more drone delivery systems take to the sky.

By September 6, 2013

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DIY pet insect robot crawls into production, Ep. 136

To mark Villains Month, DC Comics is releasing a limited number of 3D comic book covers -- no annoying glasses needed. Hot Wheels builds the tallest wall track for toy cars, and we take a look at Dash Robotics' educational "origami" insect robots meant to get kids excited about robots and engineering. All that and more on this week's Crave show.

By September 6, 2013

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Dash 'origami' robot lets you build your own insect buddy

UC Berkeley researchers take their pet insect robot from the lab to a crowdfunding-fueled public debut as a DIY robotics kit.

By September 5, 2013

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Marvel releases action-packed 'Ant-Man' trailer

Paul Rudd dons the costume and rides a flying insect in the full trailer for "Ant-Man," which gives us a few clues as to how much the film stays true to the comics.

By January 7, 2015