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Motor moth: Scientists build insect-driven robot

Moths don't have to pass driver's license tests to take the wheel of a robotic vehicle designed by researchers to gather data on moth-scent-tracking activities.

By February 5, 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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Robot bees take first flight

Harvard University researchers have conducted the first controlled flight of so-called "RoboBees," which weigh less than a tenth of a gram.

By May 2, 2013

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Crave Ep. 108: Moth-operated robots

Scientists teach moths to drive robots, and an app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Yahoo tells us Montana is full of badasses.

By February 8, 2013

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Concept kitchen gadget grows fly larvae for dinner

The Farm 432 home appliance concept would let people grow larvae as a protein source.

By July 29, 2013

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Boom! NASA captures massive moon explosion on video

NASA has its eye on the moon as a boulder-size meteoroid crashes into the lunar surface with a force equal to 5 tons of TNT.

By May 20, 2013

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Invasive crazy ants have a taste for technology

Tawny crazy ants, which have an attraction to nesting in electronics, are displacing fire ants in parts of the United States.

By May 20, 2013