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termites

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Rabid Weight Loss System: Lose weight the zombie way

How far would you go to have no body fat? The Rabid Weight Loss parody reminds us the lengths people will go to stay skinny.

By September 5, 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By March 6, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Facebook buys WhatsApp and Google launches Project Tango

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By February 21, 2014

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Robot construction crew works autonomously, is kind of adorable

Inspired by termite behavior, engineers and scientists at Harvard have developed a team of robots that can build without supervision.

By February 15, 2014

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Scientists give rats brain-to-brain communication

Rats with electronically linked brains are able to communicate discoveries directly from one mind to another.

By March 3, 2013

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Sony develops battery powered by paper

At Eco-Products 2011 show in Tokyo, Sony shows off a prototype battery that gets its power from shredded paper.

By December 21, 2011

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Disguise your iPhone as a retro camera

Sleek wooden case makes your iPhone 4 look like an analog camera--from far away at least.

By August 22, 2011

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Termite stomach bug to make ethanol

Start-up ZeaChem raises $34 million to build a cellulosic ethanol plant that uses the microbes in termites' guts, rather than genetically designed specialty bugs.

By January 7, 2009

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Robo-exterminator is termite's nightmare

'Termibot' goes where you don't want to

By May 8, 2007