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shapeshifter

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Robot snake can shift its shape quickly, also haunts our dreams (Tomorrow Daily 276 show notes)

All we can say is, "Robot snakes. Why did it have to be robot snakes?"

By November 23, 2015

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MIT made a shapeshifting snake robot and it creeps us out (Tomorrow Daily 276)

Jeff describes MIT's new (and creepy) shapeshifting robo-snake, Ford's attempt to show young drivers how dangerous drugged driving is and why powdered glue could be the next frontier for adhesives.

November 23, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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Terminator draws closer with shape-shifting liquid metal motor

Using gallium, a metal with a very low melting point, researchers have developed a self-powered, shape-shifting liquid metal motor.

By March 12, 2015

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Discussing Microsoft's new interactive art installation "The Cube" on Tomorrow Daily

Microsoft unveiled this huge cube as a digital experience at a festival in Seattle this week; you can dance with it and see your body reflected in a bunch of little cubes. Do you have your dancing shoes on? Let's boogie.

By September 24, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 057: Shape-shifting liquid metal, Microsoft's dance cube, and more

On today's show, we watch researchers manipulate liquid metal, tell you how you can donate to charity for a chance to play video games with Will Ferrell, and check out Microsoft's new interactive art installation.

By September 24, 2014

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Google's working on shape-shifting robots

NVIDIA is working on a new Andorid gaming device, an new all-metal Galaxy might be on its way and MIT and Google are putting their brains together to make robots

By July 15, 2014

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Squishy robots, a self-building Lego tower, and music from trees on Tomorrow Daily

On today's show, Ashley and Rich discuss small, shape-shifting robots that might be used in future rescue operations, and listen to music made from tree rings. Do you ever wonder if we'll see shape-shifting, musical trees? Yeah, us too.

By July 14, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 017: Shape-shifting robots, music from tree rings, and more

On today's TD, we're talking squishy robots, a self-building Lego tower, and music that comes from tree rings. Also, a ramen bowl to rule them all, and your user feedback.

By July 14, 2014

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Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.

By May 22, 2014