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2011-06-03 12:59:26

Wang's research team discovered the sandwich microstructure of dragonfly wing veins [Wang et al. Compos Sci & Technol, 2008; 68: 186-192] and recently revealed the organic junction between these longitudinal veins and membranes of the dragonfly wing [Chen and Wang et al. Chinese Sci Bull, 2011; 56: 1658-1660].

2010-11-22 19:08:46

In the future, tiny air vehicles may be able to fly through cracks in concrete to search for earthquake victims, explore a contaminated building or conduct surveillance missions for the military.

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2010-11-22 09:22:00

Airplanes do not look much like birds -- unless you were to imagine a really weird bird or a very strange plane -- but should they?

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2010-11-22 08:29:09

Hummingbirds rank among the world's largest and most accomplished hovering animals, but how do they manage it in gusty winds?

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2010-09-16 07:32:00

Air Force Office of Scientific Research-sponsored researcher, Dr Robert Wood of Harvard University is leading the way in what could become the next phase of high-performance micro air vehicles for the Air Force.

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2010-09-03 11:41:16

Microrobots could be used for search and rescue, agriculture, environmental monitoring.

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2009-11-18 05:55:00

CFD visualization used at Wright State University to study the complex flow physics of dragonfly flight.

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2009-09-18 07:10:00

Researchers are one step closer to creating a micro-aircraft that flies with the maneuverability and energy efficiency of an insect after decoding the aerodynamic secrets of insect flight.

2009-09-15 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alain Groenendaal, CEO of Wing, a leading full-service marketing communications agency focused on the intersection of the U.S.

2009-07-08 14:36:36

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