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Body Undulations Of Fish And Eels
2013-06-24 15:47:54

Looking to biology for inspiration seems to be all the rage in engineering circles these days, and a team of scientists has discovered new insights into how undulations help a fish to swim.

2011-01-22 08:49:48

A water hammer can occur when a valve is suddenly opened or closed in a pipe carrying water or steam, causing a pressure wave to travel down the pipe with enough force that it can sometimes cause the pipes to burst.

2010-06-04 13:38:16

Going more miles per gallon with your brain.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.