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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 095: Japan crowns the worst robot ever, an interactive zombie movie, and more

German company ThyssenKrupp claims it was inspired by Star Trek's turbolifts when creating the concept for its MULTI elevator concept, which will ferry passengers via a dual-axis design. If that's not crazy enough, check out the wacky buildings TK believes will house those elevators.

By December 2, 2014

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Mice implanted with human brain cells become smarter

Implanting mice with human astrocytes makes them demonstrably more intelligent than their non-human-hybrid peers.

By December 2, 2014

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Five ways to use a tablet as a photography light

Got a tablet? Turn it into a DIY photo light for illuminating portraits, macro shots and dreamy light paintings.

By October 29, 2014

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Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.

By October 22, 2014

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3D-printed heart saves baby's life

Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.

By October 14, 2014

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The veggie burger that bleeds like real meat

A biochemistry professor has invented a meat-free burger that looks and bleeds juice just like the beef you cook on your grill.

By October 12, 2014

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Paint-on bandage changes color as your wound heals

A smart liquid bandage glows to reveal the amount of oxygen the wound underneath is getting, and that could help doctors help us heal.

By October 6, 2014