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OpenTrons: Automation for Everyone (DIY BIO)

OpenTrons: Automation for Everyone (DIY BIO) | Heron | Scoop.it
This project is really cool: an automation platform for DIY bio (and more). I'm seriously thinking to reach out for an interview! Because of the open, modular design, OpenTrons can be fit with any attachment you can make. This gives it all kinds of abilities. via OpenTrons | Automation for Everyone.
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New 3D topological insulator is the nearest to perfection yet - physicsworld.com

New 3D topological insulator is the nearest to perfection yet - physicsworld.com | Heron | Scoop.it
BiSbTeSe2 behaves just how theory says it should
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Talking to the Creator of a Printer That Makes Self-Destructing Documents | VICE | United States

Talking to the Creator of a Printer That Makes Self-Destructing Documents | VICE | United States | Heron | Scoop.it
A new project paid for by a grant from the Mexican government is getting people talking about privacy, secrets, and what we need to know.
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Jacquard looms, and a Pi simulator | Raspberry Pi

Jacquard looms, and a Pi simulator | Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it

Jacquard looms, and the way some of these beautiful textiles relate directly to the history of programming. The Jacquard process for weaving was invented in the early 1800s; and we get excited about them because Jacquard looms were the very first

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Ester, The Open Source SLS Printer

Ester, The Open Source SLS Printer | Heron | Scoop.it
Filament printers are here to stay, and in the past year there have been a number of SLA and DLP resin printers that can create objects at mind-boggling high resolutions. Both of these technologies h...
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This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App - Wired

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App - Wired | Heron | Scoop.it
An effort is under way to make working with wet stuff easier in the hope of putting biology on more equal footing with less viscous technologies.
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This Robot Thinks It's a Tiny Little Worm - Gizmodo

This Robot Thinks It's a Tiny Little Worm - Gizmodo | Heron | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence researchers have started looking to some of the simplest creatures for inspiration. Cyborgs who think like humans are still just a sci-fi dream, but scientists have had success recreating a less complicated brain.
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New Robotics Center Wants to Help Startups Test Their Bots - BostInno

New Robotics Center Wants to Help Startups Test Their Bots - BostInno | Heron | Scoop.it
The next generation of robot companies in Boston could get a boost from a new lab that's now in the works—the Devens Interoperability Playground, a “living laboratory” for advanced...
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Dutch students build DIY metal 3D printer using Prusa i3 printer and a MIG welder #3DPMetal

Dutch students build DIY metal 3D printer using Prusa i3 printer and a MIG welder #3DPMetal | Heron | Scoop.it
Dutch students build DIY metal 3D printer using Prusa i3 printer and a MIG welder, from 3Ders.org: ...This project is based on the open-source, low-cost metal 3D printer developed by Joshua Pearce ...
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10 chiffres de Marbotic : un jouet en bois connecté pour vos enfants de 3 à 6 ans

10 chiffres de Marbotic : un jouet en bois connecté pour vos enfants de 3 à 6 ans | Heron | Scoop.it
10 chiffres de Marbotic est un nouveau jouet connecté en bois, qui associe jouet traditionnel au numérique, afin d offrir aux enfants le meilleur des deux mondes.
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Philae Lander Early Science Results: Ice, Organic Molecules and Half a Foot of Dust

Philae Lander Early Science Results: Ice, Organic Molecules and Half a Foot of Dust | Heron | Scoop.it
An uncontrolled, chaotic landing.  Stuck in the shadow of a cliff without energy-giving sunlight.  Philae and team persevered.  With just 60 hours of b
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Mercedes-Benz Shows How Autonomous Cars Will Revolutionize Interiors

Mercedes-Benz Shows How Autonomous Cars Will Revolutionize Interiors | Heron | Scoop.it
Autonomous cars will change the way people 'drive,' including making the interior more like a living room than a cockpit. With plans to put a production self-driving car into production in the near future, Mercedes-Benz already has some ideas about what that transformation will look like. MUST SEE...
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Building IoT Projects on the AirVantage M2M Cloud #BeagleBoneBlack @TXInstruments @BeagleBoardOrg

Webinar on building IoT projects on the AirVantage M2M Cloud. by doctorcdf via element14 In this webinar, Crystal Lam illustrates how to build a basic IoT project with AirVantage, sensors and Beagl...
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20 Gifs That Teach You Science Concepts Better Than Your Teacher Probably Can

20 Gifs That Teach You Science Concepts Better Than Your Teacher Probably Can | Heron | Scoop.it
Not to critique teachers or anything. It's just that these Gifs are astoundingly elegant.
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BerryIMU - Orientation sensor for the Raspberry Pi

BerryIMU - Orientation sensor for the Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
BerryIMU - An accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer which is specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi.
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Raspitab – the first tablet with Raspberry Pi inside

Raspitab – the first tablet with Raspberry Pi inside | Heron | Scoop.it
The hackable friendly Linux tablet with internal space for self engineering and a Raspberry Pi heart. Use it anywhere – it’s up to you!
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Drone ambulância chega voando com desfibrilador

Drone ambulância chega voando com desfibrilador | Heron | Scoop.it
O veículo aéreo não tripulado consegue chegar sozinho até o paciente rastreando seu celular.
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Technology Gadgets

Technology Gadgets | Heron | Scoop.it
A tiny new open source drone kit made by Bitcraze is buzzing its way to market this spring, targeted at hackers and modders who want to explore droning indoors as well as out. Want!
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▶ Robot Doctor: Handheld Device Diagnoses 100s of Conditions from Single Blood Drop! - YouTube

http://www.undergroundworldnews.com US scientists have created a home device that replicates hundreds of complex and expensive lab tests by analyzing just on...
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This Drexel prof built an easy-to-program robot: LocoRobo - Technical.ly Philly

This Drexel prof built an easy-to-program robot: LocoRobo - Technical.ly Philly | Heron | Scoop.it
Borne of his own frustration with robots, Pramod Abidchandani and three Drexel undergrads built a robot that even a first-grader can program. They're affordable, too.
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Kids Will Love Racing and Learning Tricks with Ollie the App-Controlled Robot-Giveaway

Kids Will Love Racing and Learning Tricks with Ollie the App-Controlled Robot-Giveaway | Heron | Scoop.it
For a Christmas gift that really gets kids excited, there’s just nothing better than a remote-controlled device.
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Tour Autodesk's Incredible Pier 9 Innovation Workshop (Video) #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Tour Autodesk's Incredible Pier 9 Innovation Workshop (Video) #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
If you haven't heard about Autodesk's Pier 9 Innovation Workshop, and you like tools and making things, then the Autodesk videos in this post will either get you excited ... or fill you with envy. ...
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How a Superchilled Telescope Will Look Back at the Dawn of the Universe | WIRED

How a Superchilled Telescope Will Look Back at the Dawn of the Universe | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
To see back in time, you need a massive telescope—one big enough to capture light from when the first galaxies were formed, 13.5 billion years ago. Astronomers are clamoring to see this light, so NASA is obliging them by building the James Webb Space Telescope. The Webb will operate 1 million miles from Earth in…
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Faz você mesmo: Imprimir em Metal, um Jogo de Construcção, um Lançador de Aviões em Papel, e reciclem Plástico

Faz você mesmo: Imprimir em Metal, um Jogo de Construcção, um Lançador de Aviões em Papel, e reciclem Plástico | Heron | Scoop.it
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INTRODUCING LITTLEBITS SMART HOME KIT

INTRODUCING LITTLEBITS SMART HOME KIT | Heron | Scoop.it
Turn any household object into an internet-connected smart device with the littleBits Smart Home Kit!  Control your AC from anywhere. Automate your curtains to open at sunrise. Make a remote contro...
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