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The BBC reports that tiny robots called “micro tugs” can pull 2000 times their own weight; the equivalent of a person lifting a blue whale! Thanks to feet designs based on the gecko, micro tugs are also capable of effortlessly climbing walls

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    Ontario Cannabis Store returns $2.9M in CannTrust products back to company  Global NewsVAUGHAN, Ont. – CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the Ontario government's cannabis retailer is returning all of the company's products it has because they do not ...View full coverage on Google News
  • Tropical storms are making these spiders more aggressive - Science Magazine August 19, 2019
    Tropical storms are making these spiders more aggressive  Science MagazineColonies of Aggressive, Social Spiders Boom After a Hurricane  WIREDSpiders are getting ANGRIER because of evolutionary trick to survive ‘climate chaos’  The SunResearchers find hurricanes drive the evolution of more aggressive spiders  Phys.orgWhy Hurricanes Make This Spider Even More Aggressive  Popular MechanicsView full coverage on Google News
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