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New Breed of Micro-Motor Will Power Your Next Wristwatch With Great Efficiency
A tiny three-phase motor invented by Swiss researchers could be used to power a new generation of wristwatches, allowing them...
Robot Bugs: Handy, Not Icky
Equipped with "inchworm" motors and sonar, and built with MEMS processes, tiny inspecto-bots will scurry and fly, performing investigations for their human controllers.
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