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They Made Shark Teeth Into An Actual Saw Blade

They Made Shark Teeth Into An Actual Saw Blade

It’s every swimmer, surfer, and slow fish’s greatest fear, but to understand just how deadly a shark’s bite can be, researchers at Cornell University wanted to study the cutting power of various sharks’ teeth. So they did what any mad scientist would: build a saw blade covered in shark’s teeth,…

Researchers Are Finally Teaching Robots To Be Less Stabby

Researchers Are Finally Teaching Robots To Be Less Stabby

Most of the news coming out of robotics research has us really worried about mankind’s future, but Cornell University finally brings us a glimmer of hope. Researchers there are working on developing an algorithm through physical feedback that will teach robots to be more careful with certain objects — like…

Soon, You Will Be Able To Print Your Food

Soon, You Will Be Able To Print Your Food

Scientists at Cornell University’s Computational Synthesis Lab are developing a commercially-available “3D food printer” that would allow users to “print” meals using “raw food ‘inks’” inside syringes. Sounds delicious!