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'Termibot' goes where you don't want to
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.
blog Venture capitalists are starting to invest in the concept of turning organic material into fuel.
Australian company turns thermo-robocam loose on termites.
Inspired by termite behavior, engineers and scientists at Harvard have developed a team of robots that can build without supervision.
In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
At Eco-Products 2011 show in Tokyo, Sony shows off a prototype battery that gets its power from shredded paper.
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