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HTV supply ship successfully berthed at space station

HTV supply ship successfully berthed at space station

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Japan's ninth HTV cargo craft is seen berthed to the International Space Station's Harmony module after arriving Monday. Credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now The last of Japan's...
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Inflatable soft jumper inspired by shell snapping

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Benjamin Gorissen, David Melancon, Nikolaos Vasios, Mehdi Torbati, and Katia Bertoldi. 2020. “ Inflatable soft jumper inspired by shell snapping .” Science Robotics, 5, Pp...
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New biomimetic eye research could indicate the future of prosthetic, super-human eyes

New biomimetic eye research could indicate the future of prosthetic, super-human eyes

6 days ago   |   Pocket-lint

When it comes to the realms of science fiction and speculation, we've got a bit of a fascination with eyes, you might have noticed. Whether it's the refrigerated swap-shop in...
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Bionic eyes to be a thing in the next decade? Possibly. Boffins mark sensor-density breakthrough

7 days ago   |   The Register

Paper released on proof-of-concept of 100 pixels, each with three nanowires Scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology claim to have developed a robotic...
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A new artificial eye mimics and may outperform human eyes

7 days ago   |   Science News for Students

A new artificial eye mimics and may outperform human eyes : Scientists can't yet rebuild someone with bionic body parts. They don't have the technology. But a new artificial...
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Tiny robots can travel through rushing blood to deliver drugs

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Robots smaller than a red blood cell can move against the flow of blood when directed by magnets, which could help deliver drugs directly to cancer cells
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Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot

9 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot : A new robot helps people scale walls like a slow-motion Spiderman. It can even ascend bumpy surfaces on which...
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Wiggling wheels could keep future rovers trucking in loose lunar soil

13 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Wiggling wheels could keep future rovers trucking in loose lunar soil : A truly all-terrain rover on the moon or Mars may need to put a little wiggle in its walk. Wheeled...
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Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot

15 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot : A new robot helps people scale walls like a slow-motion Spiderman. It can even ascend bumpy surfaces on which...
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Cygnus departs space station, beginning extended experimental mission

Cygnus departs space station, beginning extended experimental mission

16 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated at 12:30 p.m. EDT after Cygnus release. The Cygnus cargo freighter has been released from the International Space Station's robotic arm, ending the...
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SpaceX launch at RISK? Weather forecast 'doesn't look positive' for Crew...

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Photos: Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon on eve of launch

Photos: Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon on eve of launch

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Elon Musk's SpaceX will change US space agency in MAJOR way today

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Black hole: THIS is what would happen if you got close to a black hole

Black hole: THIS is what would happen if you got close to a black hole

AN ASTRONOMER has revealed what would happen if you were to ever get near to a black hole, with the intense gravitational pull creating a friction which would burn you alive. Read more ...

City Nature Challenge 2020 - what happened?

City Nature Challenge 2020 - what happened?

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Mass extinction: 50 BILLION years worth of evolution close to being wiped out - study

HUMANITY is on the brink of wiping out almost 50 BILLION years of collective evolution - almost five times the entire history of the Universe. Read more ...

NASA-SpaceX launch: Astronauts speak out following postponement of historic...

NASA-SpaceX launch: Astronauts speak out following postponement of historic launch

THE two astronauts who were destined to head to the International Space Station on the first launch from American soil in almost a decade before it was delayed have spoken out. Read more ...