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Airacuda – Artificial Fish

Airacuda – Artificial Fish

Festo, an international developer of automation technology, has designed and created Airacuda, a remote controlled pneumatically driven fish. Following its biological model in shape, movement, and in design, the Airacuda is propelled by a mechanical fin drive. Two fluidic muscles ...

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Wizkid – The Friendly Robot

Wizkid – The Friendly Robot

The Swiss Wizkid is a part computer, part robot ‘kid’ with a desire to learn. With a flexible neck, it sets its ‘eyes’ on you and turns to watch and interact with you wherever you go. Wizkid requires neither mouse ...

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Victimless Leather

Victimless Leather

A small-scale prototype of a stitch-less “leather” jacket is on display at the Design and the Elastic Mind exhibition that is currently taking place at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Created by Oron Catts and lonat ...

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Animal-friendly Meat

Animal-friendly Meat

Scientists from the University of Western Australia have managed to create ‘semi-living’ food. The scientists used a new tissue engineering technique to grow sample cells from animals and produce edible meat that does not require killing animals. The project, named ...

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