Robo-fly

Arnoud van den Heuvel
December 13th 2010

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Waiter, there's a robot in my soup! Weighing only 60 milligrams, with a wingspan of three centimeters, robo-fly's tiny movements are modeled on those of a real fly. While much work remains to be done on the mechanical insect, the Harvard researchers say that such small flying machines could one day be used as spies, or for detecting harmful chemicals.

Via: technologyreview.com

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Hauw Nio
Posted 14/12/2010 – 14:06

Fantastic!

Should men be able to give birth to children?


Lisa Mandemaker: Using an artificial womb could lead to more equality between sexes, but also between different family layouts. If men would be able to give birth to children, it would maybe be easier for male same-sex couples to have a child together.

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