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  • Jupiter Now Has 69 Moons

    Our local gas giant has two more natural satellites added to its roster

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  • Micromotors are powered by bacteria, controlled by light

    At the University Sapienza in Rome, a team of researchers from the Physics Department and the Institute for Nanotechnology of the CNR, lead by physics professor Roberto Di Leonardo, has shown that genetically modified bacteria, expressing the protein proteorhodhopsin, can be used as tiny propellers in micromachines that are invisible to the human eye and whose speed can be reliably and continuously tuned by shining green light of controlled intensity.

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  • This 3D-Printed Human Heart Can Do Everything a Real One Can

    Soft robotics and 3D printing have allowed a team of researchers from Switzerland to develop an artificial heart that works like the real thing. This proof of concept design was successfully tested in the lab, but it may take a while before it will be ready.

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  • Team invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space

    Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening the door to technology that protects astronauts in space from harmful radiation.

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