Amazonian Fungus Eats Polyurethane
I guess I'd still like to know what the fungus breaks plastic down into.
Robotic Sentry Gun From USMechatronics
Two brothers build an autonomous robotic sentry gun as a summer project.
South Korean Intelligent Surveillance and Guard Robot
This autonomous robotic sentry gun has a choice of lethal and non-lethal rounds, and comes with voice recognition as standard equipment.
Meteorite Brings Illness To Peruvian Village
A strange incident in Peru this past weekend has readers thinking about The Andromeda Strain.
Peruvian Meteor Sickness Diagnosed
After some investigation, scientists have solved the mystery of the Peruvian meteorite sickness.
Bacteria Eats Plastic; What Could Go Wrong?
Clever teen has a great idea - maybe somewhere in nature, the plastic bag problem has already been solved.
NEC Thermal Scans For Flu
NEC is taking no chances at their corporate headquarters - the flu patrol is looking for you!
Robotic Breast Exam And Biopsy
The tabletop robot doctor research you read about (here) last summer continues to advance.
PharmaSat Nano-Satellite Orbiting 'Lab'
Interesting experiment exapnds the role of very small, autonomous experimental 'labs'.
DoDAMM Autonomous Robot Sentry Gun
This gun targets and fires automatically.
Flex, The First Portable VeinViewer
Michael Crichton actually thought of this idea forty years ago.
RoboDoc Friendly Robot Pulse-Taker
A child-friendly Photoplethysmograph.
The Plastic Eaters - Amazon Fungus Lives On Plastic
'the smell of the rotting plastic began to hang permanently in the air...'- Davis/Pedlar, 1971
Ground Control Space Beer
Ninkasi Brewing Co. has its own space program. I'm impressed.
Asteroid Cleaner Robot To Sweep Up Dust Around The Solar System
'JPL was designing a satellite to enter the fringes of space and collect organisms and dust for study...' - Michael Crichton, 1969.
NASA Culturing ISS Walls For Microbes
'Collect organisms and dust for study...' - Michael Crichton, 1969.
Veebot Robotic Blood Drawing ala Andromeda Strain
'The device was able to insert intravenous needles, finding veins easily.' - Michael Crichton, 1969.
Worms Eat Plastic Now
'Slowly and inexorably, the rate of dissolution increased...' - Davis/Pedlar, 1971.
DIY Robot Shoots You In The Face
'...there were automatic guns that fired ligamine darts.' - Michael Crichton, 1969.
Mushroom Eats Plastic, Saves Planet
Fungus Amongus, SaveUs!
Another Soil Bacterium Eats Plastic
'...the plastic was dissolved before his eyes.' - Michael Crichton, 1969.