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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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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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New 'Ant-Man' trailer offers first look at bad-guy Yellowjacket in action

Stellar effects, a "suit"ably intimidating nemesis, and just a few jokes show that "Ant-Man" could be one of summer's most entertaining films.

By April 13, 2015

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Microsoft boosts Bing image search with more relevant information

After searching for an image, users can find all kinds of details, including places to buy a product, related searches and Pinterest data.

By April 10, 2015

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We want an Amazon Dash Button that orders a fresh pizza (Tomorrow Daily 155)

We like the idea of Amazon's new Dash Buttons, but we're also kind of bummed they only have specific products and companies to choose from. Also, we'd love for Dash Buttons to work with Amazon Now, so we can get our (literal) one-click orders ASAP.

By April 2, 2015

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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