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Biobots made from tissue could one day be implanted in humans

It turns out that robots don't need to be BigDog-sized to be freaky. Scientists at the University of Illinois have created one a mere centimeter (half-inch) in size built on a 3D-printed hydrogel backbone. The "ew" part is what powers it: a strip of skeletal muscle cells triggered by an electric …

12 (Mostly Free) Web Tools for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of the infiniteresources available on the Internet, there is still nothing better than <i>free</i>. So in light of Independence Day and the sense of freedom it exudes, below are 12 (mostly) free tools that can help build your business:<p>1. <b>1M/1M</b> …

How Nintendo is different.

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Nintendo stays Nintendo and that’s what makes them different from other gaming companies. It feels like they’ll never change at their core, but why change what …

Lessons From Sourcebits’ Road To Acquisition

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ashwin Ramasamy is the founder of ContractIQ, a free service that makes it super easy for enterprises and entrepreneurs to find curated outsourcing partners for their mobile initiatives.</i><p>Globo, an enterprise mobility and telecom software services company, acquired Sourcebits, a …

Competitive Eating: Is It Dangerous?

As millions of viewers watched in amazement on July 4th as “Joey Jaws” Chestnut stuffed 61 hot dogs in his mouth in 10 minutes to retain his 8th title as the reigning champion of <i>Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest</i>, this feat–although quite incredible in its own right—raises important concerns …

Iran: Post on Facebook, get 20 years in prison

The mullahs calling the shots in tech-hungry Iran are at it again.<p>Having failed to totally block Twitter, Instagram, and other social-media sites from the Iranian population, a judge ordered eight young Iranians to harsh prison sentences for posting on Facebook this week. Tehran authorities said …