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HMGovt
20-02-2012, 11:43 PM
Quadrocopter swarmobatics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lCUGPixEnk

Self-assembling origami robot bees

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl1f0Cw7l_U

Single atom transistor promises Boson transistor by Christmas, quantum computing by New Year

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ue4z9lB5ZHg#!

Genome-crunching USB stick
http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/guardian/About/General/2012/2/18/1329570373525/The-DNA-sequencing-machin-007.jpg (http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/feb/17/dna-machine-human-sequencing)

Molecular eye candy rendered for benefit of all humankind - 6'34" - spectacularly busy shit going on down there

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFCvkkDSfIU&t=6m34s

luka
21-02-2012, 08:36 AM
http://www.darpa.mil/Our_Work/MTO/Programs/Hybrid_Insect_Micro_Electromechanical_Systems_%28H I-MEMS%29.aspx

not all that new i guess.

HMGovt
21-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Two things. First, any cunt can strap a camera and some actuators to a beetle and call it a cyberBee or iRoach or whatever. Second, it wasn't the end-product, the robot bee, that was the most exquisitely ingenious part, it was the way it's made and how there'll be machines in the future that will generate nothing less than beams of micromechanical machines.

luka
21-02-2012, 09:24 AM
er alright sorry i made you so emotional. i'lll leave your thread alone.

Mr. Tea
21-02-2012, 10:40 AM
The place where I've been working for about four months now has some experimental set-up involving microchips that assemble themselves. When I was shown this in one of the clean rooms I was like, uh guys, you have seen the Terminator films, right?

e/y
21-02-2012, 10:43 AM
hah!

that swarm copters video is amazing.

HMGovt
21-02-2012, 10:08 PM
er alright sorry i made you so emotional. i'lll leave your thread alone.

Sorry, was being indignant. It's a long video, the preview frame is not really representative of the incredibly clever pop-up fabrication method.

luka
22-02-2012, 03:10 AM
i dont have a brain for this stuff anyway, shouldnt have intruded. apologies.

Local Authority
22-02-2012, 08:28 AM
Singularity.