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2011-02-07 11:45:02

TAU uses the common cockroach to fine-tune robots of the future.

2010-11-29 18:25:45

In the human brain, mechanical stress — the amount of pressure applied to a particular area — requires a delicate balance.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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