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  1. Smashing pumpkins


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    Pumpkins can take only so much stress before splitting. Some kind of internal coping mechanism must allow pumpkins to grow to humongous sizes, scientists say. Credit: David Hu/Georgia Tech

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    • Grasping symbols


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      When Carlotta can choose between one green poker chip (token A, corresponding to one Cheerio, on the left) and three brass hooks (token C, corresponding to one sunflower seed each, on the right),…

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      • Hit-and-run


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        Quaoar is an oddball in the belt because of its rocklike density. In one formation scenario, Quaoar could have hit a bigger Pluto-sized body at high speeds and ricocheted off instead of sticking.…

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        • Artificial muscle


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        • MOVE TO THE BEAT


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          A tiny bot chugs forward, powered by the beating of rat heart cells along its curved “leg.” Credit: V. Chan et al/Scientific Reports 2012

        • Elephants legs don't run like others


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          An elephant runs across a mechanical platform in Thailand that measure the force of its steps while a video captures its motion by tracking reflective discs stuck to its body. Credit: J. Hutchinson Found…

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          • Probes capture video inside tornado


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            In June 2003 one of Tim Samaras’ probes was the first ever to capture video (shown) from inside a tornado. Samaras came within about 100 meters of this twister in Manchester, S.D., to deploy…

          • Building robots that slither


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            A video of snakebots from Howie Choset’s lab shows off their skills at climbing legs, skittering up walls and even swimming. Credit: H. Choset

          • Orkin Scat dog training


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            Pinkerton the dog trains to be a field assistant by sniffing out primate scat from under roof tiles. When he detects one of the target species, Pinkerton drops to the ground to alert scientists. Credit:…

          • Thermal cameras capture lava lake draining


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            Matt Patrick used thermal cameras to capture a lava lake draining within the Halemaumau crater on Kilauea’s summit. His monitoring is revealing a hydraulic connection between the lake’s…

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            • Snake Robot Climbs a Tree


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              A snake robot climbs a tree and looks around using the camera in its “head.” Credit: H. Choset

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