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Introducing Batman
Introducing Batman

Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.

Spider Silk
Spider Silk

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has genetically engineered a silkworm to spin spider silk, which might be used for futuristic products.

Infographic: Nanostraw Extraction
Infographic: Nanostraw Extraction

Researchers devise a way to sample living proteins and RNAs from cells by using an electric current to briefly open pores in the membrane.

Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Infographic: Evolving Virulence

Tracking the myxoma virus in the wild rabbit populations of Australia has yielded insight into how pathogens and their hosts evolve.

Man Meets Machine
Man Meets Machine

Alena Grabowski, a University of Colorado Boulder researcher, discusses her motivations for studying the interface between biology and mechanics in prosthetic devices.

Brain Bugs
Brain Bugs

Neuropharmacologist John Cryan of University College of Cork in Ireland explains the links between the microbiome and the central nervous system.

Living Fabric
Living Fabric

See the bacteria-powered, breathable clothing made by former MIT researcher Wen Wang and colleagues.

City Bees
City Bees

See the urban landscapes in Detroit where researchers are studying the fates of pollinators that adopt a metropolitan lifestyle.