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(Case Western Reserve University) Scientists at Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University found that pulsed infrared light can pace contractions in an avian embryonic heart, with no apparent damage to the tissue. The work, "Optical pacing of the embryonic heart," will be published in the advanced online issue of Nature Photonics on Aug. 15, 2010.
(Elhuyar Fundazioa) The intelligent robots that appear in the movies have little relation to real life, although the tendency in current robotics to create machines that are as independent as possible is a fact. "The robot has to be aware of what it is doing and, more and more, be capable of improving its behavior, its learning."