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ICYMI: Hawaiian crows are our new favorite animal

Engadget Engadget 16/09/2016 Kerry Davis

Today on In Case You Missed It: Scientists filmed young Hawaiian crows and discovered that they're so smart, they figured out how to use tools to get food without ever having been taught by adult crows. There are very few Alala in the world, but some are about to be released back into the wild so researchers are excited they'll bring their stick engineering ways with them.

Johns Hopkins University researchers used a light to restart mouse hearts, which works due to embedded light-sensitive proteins rather than the volts of power currently used for similar jobs. Human trials for patients at risk of arrhythmia are still at least five years away.

If you're interested in the How It's Made video, that's here and the mock Apple ad from Conan is here. As always, please share any interesting tech or science videos you find by using the #ICYMI hashtag on Twitter for @mskerryd.

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