Latest Bionics Stories
Probing the largely unexplored question of what characteristics make a leader among schooling fish, researchers have discovered that by mimicking nature, a robotic fish can transform into a leader of live ones.
It’s a matchup worthy of a late-night cable movie: put a school of starving piranha and a 300-pound fish together, and who comes out the winner?
Craig Hutto considers himself part bionic man. In 2005, doctors amputated his leg after a shark attacked him during a fishing trip off the Florida Gulf Coast.
Researchers coax viruses to assemble into synthetics with microstructures and properties akin to those of corneas, teeth and skin.
Caroline DeLong, an assistant professor of psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology, is researching object discrimination in goldfish and echolocation in dolphins to bring scientists closer
Scientists from University of California - Berkeley have built a six-legged robot to help gain a better understanding of the evolution of early birds and insects.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.