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Microbes, Microwaves, and Mixes: Eco-friendly Plastics Solutions
The Chemical Engineer | July 18, 2024

PLASTICS can be made to biodegrade, but it is unlikely they will end up in an environment such as an industrial composting facility that will allow th...

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Dancing robots: The future of human-robot interactions
Earth.com | July 16, 2024

As we continue to march towards an increasingly digitized era, the possibility of robots co-existing harmoniously with humans in various settings beco...

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Robot Dance Lessons Could Make Them More Agile and Less Scary
Decrypt | July 16, 2024

Rapid advancements in robotics can make the technology seem "terrifying," so a team of engineers at the University of California San Diego i...

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Dancing droids: Scientists teach humanoid robot sweet moves, high-fives, hugs
Interesting Engineering | July 12, 2024

Aiming to reshape public perception of robots, a group of engineers have trained a humanoid to learn and execute a variety of expressive actions. The ...

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Scientists create 'living plastic' with bacterial spores
Spectrum News | July 1, 2024

The solution to plastic pollution might lie with bacterial spores from a strain of Bacillus subtilis, according to nanoengineer Han Sol Kim with the U...

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How Algae Microrobots Could Tackle Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Technology Networks | June 28, 2024

University of California San Diego (UCSD) researchers have developed algae-based "microrobots" that reduce inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) ...

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'Microrobot' Pills Eased IBD in Mice, Paving Way for Human Testing
U.S. News & World Report | June 28, 2024

A new "microrobot" pill may help tame inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a new study in mice suggests. The pill significantly reduced IBD sym...

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Algae cells recruited to serve as bowel-disease-treating robots
New Atlas | June 27, 2024

If you suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a pill full of tiny algae robots may be just what you need. The bio-hybrid microrobots have alrea...

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Biodegradable Microrobots Deliver Therapies to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Mice
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News | June 27, 2024

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have developed a treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that uses microscopic rob...

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Algal allies fight tumor growth
ScienceAdviser | June 27, 2024

Although a huge number of patients with malignant cancer develop lung metastasis, scientists have struggled to design effective therapy treatments for...

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Tiny algae-made robots treat inflammatory bowel disease without drug
Interesting Engineering | June 26, 2024

Researchers from the University of California San Diego engineered a microrobot inside a liquid pill, and it treated inflammatory bowel disease withou...

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Pill that releases tiny robots into the gut could treat IBD -- study
Yahoo! News | June 26, 2024

A pill that releases tiny robots into the gut could help to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), experts say. The experimental treatment significan...

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