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ICYMI: Water-repellent coating, elite air travel and more

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Today on In Case You Missed It: Rice University scientists came up with a new kind of water-repellent coating that is modeled on the lotus leaf. Australians have their first ever remotely controlled firefighting robot that is capable of firing a water cannon up to 90 feet. And Windspeed Technologies, an aerospace engineering firm, just upped the luxe travel game by putting a dome at the top of an aircraft with top 'o the plane seating for those you can pay for it.

The mechanization of matching with strangers via an app continues with a robot designed to read the sweat in your palms to see whether the user is interested in a potential Tinder match.

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