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Travel Ban Keeps Scientists Out of the Lab

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 6:37am

The Trump administration's travel ban is preventing some researchers from returning to the U.S. Scientists fear this could negatively impact collaborations and international scientific meetings.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Colorado State University)

'Pretty Disgusting Snot-Like Spit' Lets Frogs Catch Their Prey

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 6:56am

Frog tongues are super soft and wrap around their prey while secreting a sticky spit that changes consistency. Alexis Noel of Georgia Tech tells NPR's Scott Simon how she studied the amphibians.

Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, This Master Of Milk Came Home

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 4:44am

For one of the biggest and most successful dairymen in America, success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire of milk.

(Image credit: Dan Charles/NPR)

'Bat Bot' Flying Robot Mimics 'Ridiculously Stupid' Complexity Of Bat Flight

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 3:17pm

Robotics experts at Caltech and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have created a robot that mimics the flight patterns of bats, including swerving and diving.

(Image credit: Caltech)




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