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What Makes A Robot Fish Attractive?
2012-03-02 04:41:26

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.

2012-02-09 18:20:29

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?

Bionic Leg Makes Amputee Faster On His Feet
2012-01-24 04:52:03

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.

Image 1 - Manufacturing Goes Viral
2011-11-05 04:22:19

Researchers coax viruses to assemble into synthetics with microstructures and properties akin to those of corneas, teeth and skin.

2011-10-25 19:00:00

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

Robot Helps Researchers Understand Evolution Of Wings
2011-10-18 12:19:29

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.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.