Inspired by termite behavior, engineers and scientists at Harvard have developed a team of robots that can build without supervision.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
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At Eco-Products 2011 show in Tokyo, Sony shows off a prototype battery that gets its power from shredded paper.
Sleek wooden case makes your iPhone 4 look like an analog camera--from far away at least.
'Termibot' goes where you don't want to
Australian company turns thermo-robocam loose on termites.
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.
ZeaChem devises a process in which a microbe from termite guts converts plant matter into acetic acid. The acid is then turned into fuel.
blog Venture capitalists are starting to invest in the concept of turning organic material into fuel.