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Now, a caterpillar-inspired soft robot that curls into a high-speed wheel


April 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Inspired by a caterpillar that has the extraordinary ability to rapidly curl into a wheel and propel itself away from predators, researchers have created a robot that curls ... Read more...

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Lightening could help monitor volcanic ash cloud


December 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lightening could be a new way of monitoring volcanic ash cloud, such as in the case of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull.UK Met ... Read more...

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New technology could boost light consumption, quality of life


August 20th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new technology based on semiconductor light-emitting diodes (LEDs) could increase our consumption of light and therefore our quality of life.The team of US-based researchers said that SSL ... Read more...

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Artificial bee eye could improve visual navigation in mobile robots


August 7th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have created an imaging system that mimics a honeybee's field of view.The lightweight system could change the way we build mobile robots and small flying vehicles.The artificial ... Read more...

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