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moths

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 040: Netflix on Oculus Rift, cyborg moths, and hard drives in Minecraft

Scientists are implanting electrodes into moths. Why, you ask? The researchers believe that by controlling moth flight, they may find new ways of conducting search and rescue missions.

By August 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 040: Netflix on Oculus Rift, cyborg moths, and hard drives in Minecraft

On today's show, Netflix works with Oculus Rift, scientists create cyborg-like moths, and two Minecraft players create working hard drives inside the game.

By August 21, 2014

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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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Moth-operated robots, Ep: 108

Japanese scientists teach moths to how drive robots, and a new app called Dognition claims to improve our relationship with man's best friend. Oh, and Montana is full of badasses! Those stories and more, plus a round of "Into It, Not Into It."

By February 8, 2013

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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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Robot butterflies made from recycled phones are slightly terrifying

The cool-yet-creepy mechanical bugs have been built to promote recycling, and are constructed from bits of old phones, including iPhones and HTC mobiles.

By June 3, 2014

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Why Xbox One's used games policy doesn't need to be the end of gaming as we know it

commentary Before you start panicking about next-gen game licensing, you need to put things into perspective. There's a way through this.

By June 9, 2013

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Artist vacuum-seals couples for portrait series

Japanese photographer bundles couples in plastic, then snaps their picture. The results are captivating and strange--and available for viewing in a book and iPad app.

By January 18, 2012

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Five things you didn't know about LED lightbulbs

LED bulbs are energy-efficient and designed to last for many years, but here are a few lesser-known features to consider when weighing a jump to LEDs.

By July 28, 2011