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About a million years before steak tartare came into fashion, Europe's earliest humans were eating raw meat and uncooked plants. But their raw cuisine wasn't a trendy diet; rather, they had yet to use fire for cooking, a new study finds.
These structures can imitate the way in which orchids, calla lilies and other plants bend and twist. This technology could one day help scientists heal wounds or be used in developing robotic surgical tools.