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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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Lab-grown human muscle is a medical breakthrough

Researchers at Duke University have grown the first ever human muscle in a lab that contracts just like naturally grown tissue.

By January 13, 2015

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Helicopters on Mars: NASA proposes flying eyes for rovers

NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.

By January 23, 2015

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A power saw made out of shark teeth, for science

Researchers have combined the teeth of various sharks into what they are calling the "Jawzall", a power saw for tearing fish flesh.

By January 18, 2015

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Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015

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See marvelously detailed images of the body taken by new CT scanner

See 4D images of the human body taken by GE's Revolution CT scanner, which recently completed a six-month trial run at Florida's West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

By January 13, 2015

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Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.

By January 11, 2015

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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