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Squid Protein Could Help Brains ‘Talk’ to Computers

In the most advanced prosthetics–such as this crazy mind-controlled robotic arm–electronic hardware interfaces directly with nerves and muscles in the human body. But getting living tissue to play nice with a circuit board is anything but easy, for...

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Robots Morph From Solid To Squishy

Well it looks like science has brought us another step towards a real-life Skynet and the destruction of mankind. Researchers led by MIT’s Anette Hosoi have developed a low-cost phase-changing material that could be...

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The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

How to Capture Energy at 2,000 Feet A The body, or shroud, of Altaeros’s Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT) is kept aloft by 1,000 cubic meters of helium. Four air-filled stabilizing fins passively steer the...

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This Game Brings Post-Apocalypse To The Present

Saving the world through spirulina Players of the online post-apocalypse game Viridis control the workings of a real algae farm, hidden somewhere in the mountains of France. viridis.guru In the wake of a mysterious...

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Create A Smoking Pumpkin With An E-Cigarette

Want to put your neighbors to shame this Halloween? Pimp your pumpkin with a miniature smoke machine. A modified e-cigarette can create a surprising amount of fog, giving your carving an extra eerie touch....