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Lab-Grown Human Leather, Minesweeping Drones, and Acoustic LEGOs

July 25, 201611 min
An artist proposes making human-leather fashion grown from Alexander McQueen’s DNA, raising genetic ownership questions. Drones might dismantle land mines quickly and safely. Plus, engineers designed interlocking blocks that change and encode sound.