Biological

06.21.11
Carnegie Mellon researchers develop world's smallest biological fuel cell
06.21.11

Carnegie Mellon researchers develop world's smallest biological fuel cell

Cars and other vehicles may be the first thing that springs to mind at the mention of fuel cells, bu...

By D. Melanson,   06.21.11
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06.24.10
City of Heroes launches the Mutant Super Booster
06.24.10

City of Heroes launches the Mutant Super Booster

With all the characters growing organic spines and shooting bio-electricity at foes, the new City o...

By E. Lefebvre,   06.24.10
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08.10.09
DNA computer solves logical problems, inches closer to practical use
08.10.09

DNA computer solves logical problems, inches closer to practical use

The world of biomolecular computing is hardly a lonely place: bacteria, enzymes, and all manner of...

By Vlad Savov,   08.10.09
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07.07.07
Leaping robots could embark on interplanetary exploration
07.07.07

Leaping robots could embark on interplanetary exploration

Just as ASTRO and NextSat get ready for decommissioning, a duo of lightweight leapers are getting g...

By D. Murph,   07.07.07
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07.05.07
SeaAway's offshore Sea Sentinels detect incoming contraband
07.05.07

SeaAway's offshore Sea Sentinels detect incoming contraband

A Florida-based startup dubbed SeaAway (no relation to Segway, truth be told) is looking to make ou...

By D. Murph,   07.05.07
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05.25.07
Oculus' uber-oxidised water hastens healing
05.25.07

Oculus' uber-oxidised water hastens healing

We've seen self-assembling chips, self-healing panels, and even regenerative houses hit the drawing...

By D. Murph,   05.25.07
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05.04.07
Nuke detectors could eventually reside in your cellphone
05.04.07

Nuke detectors could eventually reside in your cellphone

Just in case fixed sensors all across the country, bomb-sniffing bees, and Bay Area nuke detectors w...

By D. Murph,   05.04.07
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04.07.07
USC researcher crafting silicon brain cells
04.07.07

USC researcher crafting silicon brain cells

C'mon, linking actual brain cells to a silicon chip might sound a bit sensational at first, but cons...

By D. Murph,   04.07.07
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03.27.07
Virginia Tech researcher crafting amoeba-inspired robotic helpers
03.27.07

Virginia Tech researcher crafting amoeba-inspired robotic helpers

Although we've seen failed attempts at turning amoebas into helpers, Virginia Tech's Dennis Hong is...

By D. Murph,   03.27.07
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