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Self-repairing clothes made from mushrooms?

Imagine a T-shirt made from fungi that can repair itself. A team of scientists wants to create such a garment. They have already developed a fabric that brings them closer to this goal, but there are still some limitations to overcome.



The world’s largest sphere shines bright

Sphere’s outer shell is illuminated by a 54,000 m2 LED display, the largest on the planet. Inside is another enormous screen and seating for more than 17,000 people. This is how the new spherical megastructure in Las Vegas was built.



Cockroaches, dragonflies and other 'cyborg' insects

Searching for people buried under rubble, inspecting hazardous sites, pollinating crops or monitoring the environment. These are some of the goals that researchers around the world are hoping to achieve with 'cyborg' insects.



Underwater Wi-Fi and how the Internet reaches remote locations

A team of researchers are developing an "underwater Wi-Fi" that works beneath the waves. This and other systems are used to connect to the Internet in remote places such as the ocean, Antarctica and outer space.



The robot that changes shape to escape from prison

A team of engineers has developed a robot that can jump over moats, climb walls or escape from a cage, all with the aid of a magnetic field. Yet despite its enormous potential in the fields of medicine and electronics, it is not yet fully autonomous and has some limitations.


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