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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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Scariest thing you'll see today: A glow-in-the-dark millipede

A fascinating New York Times video explains why some species of millipedes glow in the dark. No, it's not to turn your nightmares into reality.

By June 29, 2015

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Forget sharks. These other animals are more likely to kill you

CDC data shows that cows kill more people in the US on average than the feared stars of "Jaws." Also, if you dream a cute, cud-chewing creature is killing you, you're probably eating too much dairy.

By June 20, 2015

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Teeny tiny robotic tentacles can grasp an ant without hurting it

Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.

By June 22, 2015

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The meta-frog: CT scan reveals frog inside another frog

A scientist examining frog samples found an unexpected surprise in one of the frogs: another frog.

By June 11, 2015

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Get ready for 'Jurassic World' by raptor-proofing your home

Steel-plated sub-zero freezer? Check. Soundproofing? Check. Foil-coated furniture? Check. Crickets, mealworms and live rats? Er, um ...

By June 9, 2015

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Disney to open Indiana Jones restaurant and bar (snake-free, we hope)

Luckily, insects and monkey brains won't be on the menu at Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar, opening this fall at Walt Disney World. "Rolling Boulder Meatballs" will be, however.

By May 18, 2015

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Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Lego toys hold clues to new movie

The "Ant-Man" Lego miniature fiigures might reveal plot points in the upcoming Marvel movie. So don't look too carefully at the new "Final Battle" set if you want to be surprised at what's to come.

By May 26, 2015