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  1. Tech

    New stick-on ‘sonar’ device lets you watch your own heart beat

    This wearable patch might one day make personalized medicine affordable almost anywhere in the world.

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  2. Materials Science

    Cool Jobs: Scientific glassblowers shape science

    Glass has played a major role in research for centuries. Today’s artisans work at the forefront of discovery.

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  3. Animals

    The top side of an elephant’s trunk is surprisingly stretchy

    Research on elephant trunks could inspire new artificial skins for soft robots.

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  4. Tech

    Like an octopus, this glove lets fingers grip slippery objects

    The octopus-inspired suckers on each fingertip grab and release objects on demand.

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  5. Tech

    You might someday ‘wallpaper’ your bedroom with this loudspeaker

    This thin, flexible and lightweight loudspeaker could reduce noise in loud spaces. It also might enable listeners to experience sound in new ways.

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  6. Tech

    Virtual critters evolve bodies that help them learn

    A combination of evolution and learning may lead to more intelligent and agile robots.

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  7. Health & Medicine

    To test for COVID-19, a dog’s nose can match a nose swab

    Dogs can sniff out COVID-19 cases as well as PCR tests can — and are better at ID’ing cases having no symptoms, a new study finds.

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  8. Science & Society

    Some scientists want serious research into UFOs. Here’s why

    Science grapples with unknown phenomena all the time. Investigating “unidentified flying objects” shouldn't be different, researchers say.

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  9. Tech

    This robotic finger is covered in living human skin

    The advance brings super realistic cyborgs one small step closer to reality.

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