Fishes are robots? Oh My!

Fishes are robots? Oh My!

Robots swim with the fishes New robots mimic fish’s swimming, could be used in underwater exploration Anne Trafton, News Office August 24, 2009  Borrowing from Mother Nature, a team of MIT researchers has built a school of swimming robo-fish that slip through the water just as gracefully as the real thing, if not quite as […]

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Tweezer Master

Tweezer Master

University Park, Pa. — Manipulating tiny objects like single cells or nanosized beads often requires relatively large, unwieldy equipment, but now a system that uses sound as a tiny tweezers can be small enough to place on a chip, according to Penn State engineers. “Current methods for moving individual cells or tiny beads include such […]

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Bill Gates: The Man That Controls Weather

Bill Gates: The Man That Controls Weather

Hurricane experts are throwing cold water on an idea backed by billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates aimed at controlling the weather. Gates and a dozen other scientists have raised eyebrows by submitting patent applications for a technology to reduce the danger of approaching hurricanes by cooling ocean temperatures. It’s a noble idea, given the horrible […]

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