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January 10, 2019 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, John Keller, 7 July 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. military researchers are drawing on the evolution very small flying insects to improve artificial intelligence (AI) computing with reduced training times,...
December 17, 2018 | Source: Business Insider, nordic.businessinsider.com, Sten Lock, 29 May 2018
Drones are all the rage these days, but the technology still has its limitations. Drones can be noisy and easily spotted, which makes them difficult to use for surveillance...
November 19, 2018 | Source: UCLA Engineering, engineering.ucla.edu, 23 Feb 2018, UCLA News Staff
Engineers from the University of California at Los Angeles ( UCLA), four other universities produce nanoscale device that mimics the structure of tree branches. Mechanical...
November 5, 2018 | Source: IEEE Spectrum, spectrum.ieee.org, Evan Ackerman, 15 May 2018
Everything is better with lasers, especially tiny robot insects. For robots of all sizes, power is a fundamental problem. Any robot that moves is constrained in one way or another...
October 8, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, arl.army.mil, 15 Mar 2018, ARL Public Affairs
"Enabling a breakthrough in robotic augmentation of high-tempo military maneuver and operations requires disrupting the notion of an intelligent system as a rigid multi-body...
September 24, 2018 | Source: University of New Hampshire, unh.edu, 8 Aug 2018, Robbin Ray
Researchers say that the design principles described show a promising approach for increasing the mechanical performance of tiled composites of man-made materials. Since the...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Columbia University, engineering.columbia.edu, 7 Jun 2017, Holly Evarts
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have demonstrated for the first time a new technique that takes its inspiration from the nacre of oyster shells, a composite material that has...
July 30, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 25 June 2018, Emil Venere
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Super-resilient materials found in the animal kingdom owe their strength and toughness to a design strategy that causes cracks to follow the twisting...
July 16, 2018 | Source: Utah State University, 22 June 2018, Mary-Ann Muffoletto
Envisioning a device the U.S. Navy is developing with Utah State University synthetic spider silk conjures images you’d expect in a James Bond thriller. Think strong, stretchy...
July 2, 2018 | Source: Harvard Paulson School, seas.harvard.edu, 6 Feb 2018, Leah Burrows
To build more aerodynamic machines, researchers are drawing inspiration from an unlikely source: the ocean. A team of evolutionary biologists and engineers at Harvard University,...