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Tiny “flying whale” robot is made to move within the human body

The device can presently be produced in sizes ranging from several millimeters to dozens of centimeters ...

An ever-increasing number of research groups are developing tiny robots, capable of performing targeted drug-delivery inside the body. One of the latest such devices incorporates a flapping whale-flukes-like tail, along with wings that fold up or down as needed.

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$15 million XPrize to tackle youth illiteracy winds up with two winners

Announced in 2014, the Global Learning XPrize was drawn up with the aim of addressing the ...

The Global Learning XPrize, a worldwide competition to improve illiteracy in the developing world, has drawn to a close with judges unable to split two of the five finalists. The Kitkit School and onebillion teams will therefore share the US$10 million grand prize, with the learning software developed by both bringing about marked improvements for students learning basic reading, writing and maths skills.

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