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SciA: Mind-reading robotic arms; Designs inspired by nature; Antarctic ice melt

May 21st, 2015

Episode 37 of 144 episodes

A quadriplegic man moves a robotic arm by thinking; How the latest designs inspired by nature could improve solar panels and make plane wings more flexible; Scientists have been monitoring ice levels in Antarctica amid concerns that if it melts, sea levels could rise dramatically around the world with devastating consequences

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