Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.
A team from MIT's Media Lab pair a robotic arm with a swarm of 6,500 silkworms to explore the relationship between digital and biological fabrication.
Internet retail giant admits restricting sales of the publisher's titles but calls it a justified negotiating approach.
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The technology, which relies on silicon and magnesium oxide-based components, could reduce the need to pass or surgically remove tiny medical implants.
Apple releases Fibre Channel Utility Update for OS X Server