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MIT's robo-cheetah can now see and jump over obstacles

The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.

By May 29, 2015

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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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A 3D-printable UAV that costs just $800 and 30 minutes to create on Tomorrow Daily

This drone from the University of Virginia has a Nexus 5 brain, and costs $800 in materials to create. Of course, you'll need some other items to complete it (including a 3D printer), but there's no denying we're inching closer to a sky filled with UAVs.

By September 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 053: Incredible multiscreen interaction from MIT's THAW project, and more

On today's show, we jump on the hype train for THAW, MIT's seamless multiscreen project, watch a 3D-printing robot get omnidirectional wheels, and check out a drone that can be printed for just $800.

By September 17, 2014

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Notebook consisting of fake human skin pages made for tattoo artist sketches (Tomorrow Daily 186)

A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.

By June 1, 2015

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Crave Ep. 167: Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove, Ep. 167

When you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!

By July 25, 2014

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014