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02.09.16
Diatoms are a biological wonder material, new study says
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Diatoms are a biological wonder material, new study says

They're extremely resilient, thanks to their porous surface.

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09.07.15
The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old
09.07.15

The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old

Scientists say they've spotted the farthest ever galaxy, a whopping 13.2 billion light years away -- when the universe was still very young.

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06.20.15
ICYMI: Ramen by drone, creepy robot gloves and the week in sum
06.20.15

ICYMI: Ramen by drone, creepy robot gloves and the week in sum

Today on In Case You Missed It: A Caltech research team is studying a species of jellyfish to see i...

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06.18.15
Rearranging jellyfish limbs may lead to self-healing robots
06.18.15

Rearranging jellyfish limbs may lead to self-healing robots

Normally when a jellyfish loses a limb, say to the jaws of a hungry sea turtle, it simply regenera...

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05.21.15
Brain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer
05.21.15

Brain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer

A paralyzed man named Erik Sorto has finally been able to drink beer on his own after 13 years, an...

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05.12.15
Radio telescope array could unlock the secrets of the early universe
05.12.15

Radio telescope array could unlock the secrets of the early universe

To capture the night sky and better understand the formative years of our universe, astronomers ar...

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04.05.15
Caltech wants to equip phones with built-in 3D scanners
04.05.15

Caltech wants to equip phones with built-in 3D scanners

Wouldn't it be great if we can use phones to 3D scan every day objects for printing? A research te...

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