Autonomous flying machines meet the entertainment industry. Whimsy and delight ensue.

Roboticist Raffaello D’Andrea describes his work on three new autonomous flying machines, including one that “knows” what to do when it loses a propeller. (Hint: it doesn’t crash.)

Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg looks at nature in fine detail, often documenting what’s unseen to the human eye. Take a look at still images and video clips that show the natural world in all its glory.

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Watch an amazing short film in which TED Fellow Nina Tandon and her partner Sarindr Bhumiratana describe their new business: “a revolutionary bone reconstruction company that allows patients to ‘grow their own bone’.” What? Yeah. Watch it.

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You too can make a delicious adult beverage from pineapple juice, Bacardi 151 and the DNA of frozen strawberries.

Blaise Ag├╝era y Arcas demos a new version of Photosynth, a set of tools that stitches together photos to let you explore distant places — in 3D.