Mike the Mad Biologist

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Detroit Industry by Diego Rivera To put this post in larger context, Paul Krugman stirred up quite a ruckus with a column that argued that a lot of jobs for college graduates are being rendered obsolete by technological change. For scientists, this is not a new phenomenon. At a recent celebration type-of-thing, a colleague explained…

The Notorious M.I.K.E: Rise of the Cyborg

Because everyone else is finding out what their cyborg name is:

The Post-Twitter Communication System

Or maybe not. By way of ScienceBlogling Ed Yong, I came across tweenbots, which are little robots that can only travel in one direction, and…well, just watch the video: