Zombie ants, DNA robots, growing organs & an app for assessing autism. It’s episode 4 of your weekly briefing on the latest discoveries you might not hear about anywhere else, all with funding from the National Science Foundation.
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- Climate change forced zombie ant fungi to adapt http://news.psu.edu/story/523294/2018/05/29/research/climate-change-forced-zombie-ant-fungi-adapt
- Synthetic ‘tissues build themselves https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2018/05/410596/synthetic-tissues-build-themselves
- Mobile app for autism screening yields useful data https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245697&org=NSF&from=newsField
- Breakthrough in controlling DNA-based robots https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245694&org=NSF&from=newsField
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