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08.25.12
Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)
08.25.12

Harvard makes distortion-free lens from gold and silicon, aims for the perfect image (or signal)

Imaging has been defined by glass lenses for centuries, and even fiber optics haven't entirely esc...

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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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08.10.12
Researchers create Meshworm robot, beat it up (video)
08.10.12

Researchers create Meshworm robot, beat it up (video)

We've seen a number of options for controlling real worms, but never a worm robot, until now. Ente...

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08.05.12
Robopsy is a low-cost, disposable patient-mounted medical robot
08.05.12

Robopsy is a low-cost, disposable patient-mounted medical robot

In a less gelatin-centric demo, the Harvard-based team behind the Robotically Steerable Probe show...

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08.04.12
TakkTile turns digital barometers into open-source robot touch sensors
08.04.12

TakkTile turns digital barometers into open-source robot touch sensors

Freescale Semiconductor's MPL115A2 is a tiny thing that will sit quite comfortably on the tip of y...

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08.04.12
Rethinking the robot hand at Harvard (video)
08.04.12

Rethinking the robot hand at Harvard (video)

Should you ever find yourself needing to discuss the state of the robotic hand in the early 21st c...

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07.23.12
Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)
07.23.12

Fake jellyfish made from rat cells have a place in our hearts (video)

There's a whole sea of jellyfish out there ready to sting indiscriminately. So, why do we keep try...

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07.01.12
New fuel cell keeps on going even once the fuel's dried up
07.01.12

New fuel cell keeps on going even once the fuel's dried up

Vanadium oxide seems to be the go-to guy in power storage right now. A new solid-oxide fuel cell -...

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05.17.12
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
05.17.12

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal c...

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