News tagged with integrative biology

Robots with fins, tails demonstrate evolution

(AP) -- Robots wag their tail fins and bob along like bathtub toys in a pool at a Vassar College lab. Their actions are dictated by microprocessors housed in round plastic containers, the sort you'd store soup in.

dateMay 29, 2009 in Robotics
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Easy assembly of electronic biological chips

(PhysOrg.com) -- A handheld, ultra-portable device that can recognize and immediately report on a wide variety of environmental or medical compounds may eventually be possible, using a method that incorporates a mixture of ...

dateJan 15, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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