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03.22.19
Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine
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Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine

The hydrogel is soft, yet strong and responsive, and it can be formed in LEGO-like blocks.

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12.17.18
MIT can shrink 3D objects down to nanoscale versions
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MIT can shrink 3D objects down to nanoscale versions

It could be useful for tiny parts in robotics, medicine and beyond.

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12.18.17
A new polymer could make phone screen repairs a thing of the past
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A new polymer could make phone screen repairs a thing of the past

Researchers in Tokyo accidentally discovered a self-healing material.

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08.22.17
Super-powered bacteria can harness light for fuels and plastics
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Super-powered bacteria can harness light for fuels and plastics

Researchers gave the bacteria a more efficient method of photosynthesis.

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08.03.17
Plastics breakthrough could improve your car's mileage
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Plastics breakthrough could improve your car's mileage

A new chemical process could give plastics wider manufacturing applications.

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06.29.17
Light-powered 'robot' cleans while it crawls
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Light-powered 'robot' cleans while it crawls

Clever use of shadow and light makes it walk like a caterpillar.

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