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Tomorrow Daily 075: A coat with 50 cameras, OK Go's new music video, and more

South Korean artists have created a blazer with 50 working cameras on it in the hopes of giving surveillance tools to people who may not otherwise have them. We're not sure we'd wear a jacket with cameras sewn in like all-seeing eyes...but it sure looks cool.

By October 27, 2014

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Real-life sonic screwdriver repairs damaged nerves

A "sonic screwdriver" uses acoustic force to build tartan-patterned tissue with the potential to repair damaged nerves.

By May 14, 2014

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Turn your smartphone into a 150x microscope

A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.

By March 19, 2014

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10,000 free folding microscopes traded for inspiring ideas

Stanford University's Manu Prakash is looking to give away Foldscopes to field testers with interesting ideas for using the 50-cent gadget.

By March 14, 2014

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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By February 25, 2014

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3D video of sperm could help docs spot strong swimmers

By generating a progressive series of holograms, scientists can watch sperm move and look for structural anomalies that make them less viable, helping to improve odds during in vitro fertilization.

By February 11, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By February 10, 2014

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How to better spy on a childhood virus

Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.

By January 2, 2014

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Hold very still: Super-quiet rooms permit IBM nano research

Specialized microscopes within Big Blue's Zurich nanotechnology center are shielded from the slightest vibrations, radio waves, and even air turbulence.

By October 18, 2013

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Imaging technology captures tumor growth in real time

Researchers soon will unveil an imaging method that documents developing tumors at the molecular level.

By September 17, 2013