Archive: 10/25/2013

Loss and damage from climate change

An open access special issue of the International Journal of Global Warming brings together, for the first time, empirical evidence of loss and damage from the perspective of affected people in nine vulnerable countries. The ar ...

Oct 25, 2013
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Amber 2 robot walks with a human gait (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) —The engineering team at Texas A&M's Amber robotics labs has been hard at work trying to improve one area of robotics that others seem to be ignoring—getting a robot to mimic the natural gait ...

Oct 25, 2013 report
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Inspired by nature

To maximise the efficiency of solar cells of the future, physicists are taking a leaf out of nature's book.

Oct 25, 2013
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Good tidings for coastal communities

The sea sustains life but also threatens it. An innovative design concept by Ed Barsley aims to contend with rising seawater by welcoming it into our coastal settlements.

Oct 25, 2013
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Landslide sensors may save lives worldwide

Using technology found in cell phones, inexpensive sensors being tested at Monte Sano State Park might one day soon save lives by giving advance warning of deadly landslides in at-risk areas around the world.

Oct 25, 2013
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