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09.12.14
DARPA is funding the development of a soft, fabric-based exoskeleton
09.12.14

DARPA is funding the development of a soft, fabric-based exoskeleton

When someone says "exoskeleton," it's easy to imagine a clunky contraption made of metal, like the...

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05.03.13
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
05.03.13

Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)

There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...

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08.19.12
Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)
08.19.12

Harvard stores 704TB in a gram of DNA, may have us shopping for organically-grown storage (video)

Early research has had DNA making circuits and little factories. We haven't really seen DNA used a...

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07.28.12
Alt-week 7.28.12: social mathematics, Pluto's moons and humans-on-a-chip
07.28.12

Alt-week 7.28.12: social mathematics, Pluto's moons and humans-on-a-chip

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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06.24.10
Self-assembling nanodevices could advance medicine one tiny leap at a time
06.24.10

Self-assembling nanodevices could advance medicine one tiny leap at a time

Seems like Harvard wasn't content with making robotic bees, and has taken its quest for miniaturiza...

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