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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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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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Scientists make a dead rodent see-through, and it isn't pretty

A transparent mouse might sound like something in the next Neil Gaiman novel. But they're very real, very creepy and could be very important to science.

By August 1, 2014

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Failed stem cell treatment causes nasal growth on woman's spine

A woman who received stem cell treatment for paralysis needed a growth of nasal tissue removed from her spine eight years later.

By July 15, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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Silicon Valley 'Coach' Bill Campbell steps down from Apple board

The longtime Apple board member, who also serves as chairman of Intuit, will be replaced by BlackRock founding partner Susan L. Wagner.

By July 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 013: Climate-controlled cities, muscle-powered robots, potato salad, and more

Today's show features a very successful potato salad Kickstarter, and a futuristic city with climate control. Which one would you back?

By July 7, 2014

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FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

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Real-life sonic screwdriver repairs damaged nerves

A "sonic screwdriver" uses acoustic force to build tartan-patterned tissue with the potential to repair damaged nerves.

By May 14, 2014

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Detached retina linked to over-texting in the dark

A young Chinese man who constantly texted his girlfriend at night has emergency surgery for something more associated with the elderly, report says.

By June 3, 2014