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MIT’s snake robot is designed to crawl through blood vessels in the brain

[embedded content] What’s creepier than a snake robot? Answer: A snake robot that’s designed to crawl through the blood vessels in your brain. That’s exactly what researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed. But, don’t worry, it’s here to help. The steerable, magnetically controlled threadlike robot is intended to glide through the complex […]

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Hurricane Dorian risks turning dockless scooters into dangerous projectiles

The sight of rentable electric scooters and bikes flying down the street is becoming increasingly common in cities across the U.S., but there’s usually someone on them at the time. With Hurricane Dorian gathering strength and heading straight for major cities in Florida, these relatively robust contraptions can become destructive and potentially lethal projectiles as […]