Friday, September 17, 2021

MIT’s Biomimetic Soft Robot Swims With the Fishes

Source: Glenn McDonald, Seeker.com, March 22, 2018  The lifelike movements of the robot mean it can navigate aquatic environments without triggering any discernible alarm among...

Skin Patch Mines Sweat for Performance-Enhancing Data

Source: Glenn McDonald, Seeker.com, February 20, 2018  The device measures electrolytes and hydration and could someday replace blood samples at the doctor's office. Next time you're...

New and Improved RoboBee Flies, Dives, Swims, Then Flies Again

Source: Glenn McDonald, Seeker.com, January 17, 2018  A Harvard engineering lab has been building a robotic bee for more than 25 years, and it can...

‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Will Force NASA to Shut Down Lunar...

Source: Elizabeth Howell, Seeker.com, January 25, 2018  The combination of a supermoon, a blue moon, and a full lunar eclipse on January 31 means NASA...

One person ruptured their throat by trying to hold back a...

Source: Angela Chen, TheVerge.com, January 15, 2018  The case is rare, but in general, just let it out When it comes to sneezing, something’s gotta give...

Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and...

Source: Seeker.com, January 11, 2018  This robot has the digitized brain of a worm in it and it functions autonomously. Here's what it means for...

The Future of Green Offices May Be Rewritable Paper

Source: Dave Roos, Seeker.com, January 9, 2018  Scientists hacked a standard inkjet printer to create multicolor images that can be erased and reprinted eight times...

Space Is Dangerous! Just Look at What It Does to Astronauts’...

Source: Seeker.com, December 28, 2017 We’re learning about what space does to our bodies, but what about our brains? MRI scans of astronauts revealed some...

Flexible Graphene Turns Hard as Diamonds When Struck by a Bullet

Source: Glenn McDonald, Seeker.com, December 19, 2017  Physicists at the City University of New York have developed a material called diamene, which could become a...

WITH A WHOOSH, THE HYPERLOOP SETS A NEW SPEED RECORD

Source: Alex Davies, Wired.com, December 18, 2017  IF YOU’VE BEEN dying to know what it’s like to ride in a hyperloop at hundreds of miles per hour, watch...
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