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New Program Turns DNA Into 3-D Mugshot

New Program Turns DNA Into 3-D Mugshot

Newsy (Mar. 22, 2014) What if you could create a mugshot using only a single strand of their hair? Thanks to new research, we're getting closer to doing just that. Video provided by Newsy
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Nanotechnology Brings 'E Whiskers' To Robots

Nanotechnology Brings 'E Whiskers' To Robots

Newsy (Jan. 22, 2014) Researchers are using carbon nanotubes to give robots a heightened, cat-like sense of pressure recognition.
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Nano-Engineers Produce Liquid-Repellent Paper

Nano-Engineers Produce Liquid-Repellent Paper

Reuters (Jan. 9, 2014) Through a nano-engineering process, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have changed the chemical properties of paper to give it the ability to repel liquid more efficiently and at lower cost than existing materials. As Ben Gruber reports, it looks and feels like conventional paper, but that's where the similarities end.
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Astronaut Uses Single Strand of Hair to Propel Herself

Astronaut Uses Single Strand of Hair to Propel Herself

Buzz60 (Oct. 23, 2013) During conversations in preparation for the movie 'Gravity,' NASA astronaut Cady Coleman told actress Sandra Bullock all it takes to propel oneself in zero-gravity is a single strand of hair. Jen Markham has the video of one astronaut aboard the International Space Station demonstrating the power of hair in space.
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