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Scientists Develop Flying Robots to Replace Bees

Scientists Develop Flying Robots to Replace Bees

The RoboBee (Credit: Harvard University) RoboBee – Body, Brain, and Colony (Credit: Harvard University) A team of researchers from Harvard and Northeastern Universities have been developing micro robotic bees that can pollinate flowers and do the job of real bees. ...

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U.S. Military Wants Crysis like Smart Suits

U.S. Military Wants Crysis like Smart Suits

Ilustration of the future bio-super suit (Credit: Wyss Institute) The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded 2.6 million dollars to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University in order to develop a smart suit ...

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Insights on Healthy Aging

Insights on Healthy Aging

Researchers from Harvard University have uncovered a biological mechanism that affects aging greatly. Their study shows that caloric restriction and exercise delay some of the debilitating effects of aging by rejuvenating the connections between nerves and the muscles that they ...

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Moral Decisions Similar to Mundane Decisions?

Moral Decisions Similar to Mundane Decisions?

Harvard University scientists discovered that the mechanism responsible for making moral decisions affects simpler decisions, especially the ones related to money and food. Scientists reached this conclusion using advanced brain imaging techniques, designed to identify brain activity during decision making. ...

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Laser ‘Knife’

Laser ‘Knife’

An international research team, led by Federico Capasso at Harvard University and his graduate student Nanfang Yu, recently developed a device that fits to the front of a laser source and tames it into usable beams that are able to ...

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