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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

    Gophers might be farmers, a controversial study suggests

    Pocket gophers air out and fertilize the soil in a way that amounts to simple farming, two researchers claim. But not everyone agrees.

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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. Computing

    A new supercomputer just set a world record for speed

    Able to perform more than a quintillion calculations per second, it will allow scientists to study exploding stars, subatomic particles and more.

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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. 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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  9. Tech

    A new audio system confuses smart devices that try to eavesdrop

    It works by playing soft, calculated sounds to help people protect their privacy from automatic speech-recognition systems.

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