Level Up Human Extra - Organic robots | Cultured archaea | Diego the sex tortoise

Released Monday, 20th January 2020
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Simon and Rachel skype in with some interesting items from the science news.

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On this episode of Level Up Human Extra, we have news that scientists have managed to build the first organic robots using stem cells from the African clawed frog.

A team from Japan have successfully cultured an elusive species of archaea and Diego the sex tortoise is retiring.

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Organic robots: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jan/13/sc…

The first ever archaea culture: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jan/15/br…

Diego’s retirement: https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2020/01/12/…

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