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Scientists reanimate dead spiders as robot gripping claws

Scientists reanimate dead spiders as robot gripping claws

Why bother to design your own robots when you can just reuse what nature created? This was the thought process behind a research project from engineers at Rice University who successfully transformed dead spiders into robotic gripping claws. The scientists have dubbed their new area of research “necrobotics” and say it could create cheap, effective, …

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Scientists Are Using Dead Spiders as Horrifying Claw Grabbers

Scientists Are Using Dead Spiders as Horrifying Claw Grabbers

We’ve likely all killed a spider or two in the past, but what if that arachnid’s corpse could be repurposed into something useful? Well, researchers at Rice University in Texas think it can and are pioneering the field of “necrobotics” by injecting dead spiders with air to use them to grasp small objects. When Rice …

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Scientists Turned Dead Spiders into Undead Zombie Robots

Scientists Turned Dead Spiders into Undead Zombie Robots

If you think spiders are creepy when they’re alive, just wait until you see what they can do when they’re dead. A team of engineers at Rice University in Texas successfully reanimated dead spiders to serve as mechanical grippers. That’s right. In proof that we have permanently strayed from God’s light, the team published a …

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Surprise! Andrew Lincoln, 48, and Danai Gurira, 44, made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con on Friday, announcing that they will return for a The Walking Dead spin-off

Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira announce a new Walking Dead spin-off during Comic-Con appearance

Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira announce a new Walking Dead spin-off during surprise Comic-Con appearance By Sonia Horon For Dailymail.Com Published: 12:14 EDT, 23 July 2022 | Updated: 12:17 EDT, 23 July 2022 Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira will return for a The Walking Dead spin-off. The pair will reprise their roles as Rick and …

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Genetically engineered pig hearts transplanted into dead people

Genetically engineered pig hearts transplanted into dead people

Researchers successfully transplanted genetically modified pig hearts into two recently deceased people connected to ventilators, the New York University team announced today. The surgeries are the latest step forward in the field of animal-to-human transplants, or xenotransplantation, which has seen a flurry of successes so far this year — raising hopes for a new, steady …

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