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Cell Fibers Could Be Woven Into Organ Transplants of the Future - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | April 2, 2013 12:25 pm<p>Formation of metre-long core-shell hydrogel microfibre containing cells. <i>Image courtesy of Shoji Takeuchi</i> …

Fund A House That Shapeshifts With The Seasons

Now on Kickstarter: a house that opens up when it's light out, and folds back in when it turns cold.<p>Way back in 1903, mathematician Henry Ernest Dudeney worked out how a perfect square could be cut into sections and folded into an equilateral triangle. It's a neat trick, but what can we do with it? …

The first call from a cell phone was made 40 years ago today

In the past four decades, the world has gone from monster handsets to pocket-sized portable computers.<p>Martin Cooper changed the world when he made the first cell phone call 40 years ago.<p>The former Motorola vice president and division manager made the call on the company's DynaTAC phone while …

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BionicOpter dragonfly drone flutters about, blows minds

Festo isn't quite the household name that Boston Dynamics is. (And, really, we're not entirely sure Big Dog is a regular topic of conversation at dinner tables yet.) But, it certainly deserves just as much attention for the work they're doing with robotics. After crafting a machine last year that …