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Robotic Bat Wing Created By Brown University Team
2013-02-22 06:10:26

Searching for the secrets of bat flight, researchers have built a robotic bat wing which mimics the wing shape and motion of the lesser dog-faced fruit bat.

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature.

2012-06-20 14:00:20

Aircraft morphing, especially in the case of the variable camber airfoil, has potential from the viewpoints of both fundamental aerodynamics and flight application.

Bats Save Energy By Drawing In Wings On Upstroke
2012-04-12 04:15:23

Whether people are building a flying machine or nature is evolving one, there is pressure to optimize efficiency. A new analysis by biologists, physicists, and engineers at Brown University reveals the subtle but important degree to which that pressure has literally shaped the flapping wings of bats.

2012-03-03 06:09:08

NASA-selected student teams will test their science experiments in the 2.2-second drop tower at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland from March 15-20.

2011-06-23 15:41:35

Why don't you ever see baby pigeons?


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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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