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March 17, 2017

 

How do you feel about robots that can learn and adapt?

Soft Robots Shaped Like Octopi

Scientists are using soft materials such as rubber and liquids to build new robots.

December 16, 2011

 

At high altitudes, fluid can accumulate inside a mountain climber's lungs, preventing oxygen from entering the blood.

All About High Altitude Pulmonary Edema: HAPE

When fluid blocks the passage of oxygen into the lungs, the resulting suffocation is known as drowning, whether or not the person is submerged in water.

September 27, 2003

 

Why You Can’t Just Shed That Snake Tattoo

The top layer of skin, called the epidermis, is very thin–only 1/10 of a millimeter at most. This is where cells constantly divide from the base layer and move up to the surface to be sloughed off.

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