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Refurb Parrott Rolling Spider Copter, Camera for $20 + free shipping

Added: 23.08.2017 15:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

TechRabbit offers the refurbished Parrott Rolling Spider Mini Quad Copter with Camera in several colors (Blue pictured) for $19.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our June mention and the lowest price we could find by $8. Controlled via smartphone, it features an 8-minute flight time, a top speed of 11 mph, and Bluetooth 4.0. Deal ends August 29.
Note: A 1-year TechRabbit warranty applies.

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What Happened to the Spider That Bit Spider-Man?

Added: 23.08.2017 8:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

In their latest reader-submitted question, CSBG reveals what happened to the spider that bit Peter Parker and gave him his spider-powers.

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Spider silk protein may be useful for engineering artificial cardiac tissue

Added: 18.08.2017 16:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the irreversible loss of cardiac muscle cells due to disease, especially ischemic diseases such as cardiac infarction. There is still no treatment to reverse damage of this nature. Research is ongoing to develop methods of repairing such damage to normalize cardiac function. A promising approach: cardiac muscle tissue made of spider silk.

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Spider silk turns bionic through nanomaterials

Added: 15.08.2017 3:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

Silk transformed through nanomaterials could have applications in everything from the home to the military.

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Spider peptides battle superbugs and cancer

Added: 12.08.2017 13:25 | 4 views | 0 comments

As antibiotic resistance rises and fears over superbugs grow, scientists are looking for new treatment options. One area of focus is antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), which could someday be an alternative to currently prescribed antibiotics, many of which are becoming increasingly useless against some bacteria. Now, scientists report that they have improved the antimicrobial -- and anticancer -- properties of an AMP from a spider.


The Apprentice winner Dr Leah on thread veins, how to avoid them and how to get rid of them

Added: 07.08.2017 11:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dr Leah provides her expert advice on the truth behind those spider lines


15 Things Marvel Wants You To Forget About Spider-Man

Added: 03.08.2017 15:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Spider-Man has had a ton of retcons, but what's worse than that? CBR has compiled 15 things about Spidey that Marvel wants you to forget about.


Genome sequencing shows spiders, scorpions share ancestor

Added: 01.08.2017 11:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Researchers have discovered a whole genome duplication during the evolution of spiders and scorpions.

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