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Shape-Shifting Robot Shows Some Spine [Video]

Robots modeled after invertebrate squid, starfish and worms mimic natural movement without the need for complex and expensive mechanical components and assembly

November 30, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier

The Mind's Hidden Switches

Eric J. Nestler, director of the Friedman Brain Institute at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, talks about his article in the December issue of Scientific American magazine on epigenetics and human behavior, called "Hidden Switches in the Mind"...

November 22, 2011 — Steve Mirsky

Glucose Test Swaps Tears for Blood

Tears have much lower glucose levels than blood but, as the ratio is consistent, they could serve for diabetes glucose monitoring. Sophie Bushwick reports

November 19, 2011
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