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“biomimicry”

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 17, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle uses biomimetic design. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Robotic systems inspired by elephant trunks, octopus arms and other structures found in nature could have a variety of space applications.
Oct 7, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Researchers have figured out how to use artificial photonic materials to mimic the butterfly's attractive light show.
Oct 2, 2014 10:08 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Shiny blue and green cells on the lips of the giant clam redirect photons from sunlight deep inside.
Oct 2, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
By using its head and tail as legs, this robot can stand up and walk around.
Sep 25, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
A soft and supple silicone web has nearly doubled the speed of the roboctopus.
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