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Image of the Day: Colorful Butterfly-Bot
Image of the Day: Colorful Butterfly-Bot
The Scientist Staff | Apr 5, 2018
Scientists engineered biomaterials similar to those chameleons use to change color and applied them to a robot.
Image of the Day: Goo for Growing Organoids
Image of the Day: Goo for Growing Organoids
The Scientist Staff | Oct 24, 2017
Scientists engineered a synthetic, nutrient-rich gel that feeds growing organoids as they mature from human pluripotent stem cells into 3-D bowels.
Image of the Day: Glowing Gloves
Image of the Day: Glowing Gloves
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2017
These gloves, which contain genetically engineered bacteria that light up when in contact with certain chemicals, could aid crime scene investigators.
Bespoke Cell Jackets
Bespoke Cell Jackets
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2014
Scientists make hydrogel coats for individual cells that can be tailored to specific research questions.