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“biomimetics”

Feb 25, 2015 12:30 PM ET // AFP
As the Japanese population ages, caregiving is going to the robots.
Feb 13, 2015 01:12 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
University lab is using biomimetics and 3-D printing to design the next generation of armor systems.
Jan 23, 2015 02:12 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Such a robot could be used to scope out areas otherwise inaccessible to humans.
Dec 31, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
The robot can explore marine environments, moving easily through dense patches of seagrass.
Dec 30, 2014 01:52 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Seventy-two artificial leaves work as micro-turbines to generate 3.1 kWh.
Dec 23, 2014 09:37 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
It was made using 3-D printing techniques and comes complete with an advanced Intel chip, sensors and LED lights.
Dec 17, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Oct 27, 2014 01:33 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new sensor system mimics the way feathers help birds detect disturbances. Continue reading →
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