Archive: 30/06/2010

3-legged dogs boost robot research

The new research looked at walking and running techniques in dogs with fore-limb or hind-limb amputations, using a treadmill and a set of high-tech infra-red cameras.

dateJun 30, 2010 in Other
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Insect research gives humans six legs up

( -- You could say that Bert Hölldobler's career began during a childhood walk in the Bavarian woods with his father. The elder Holldobler turned over a rock out in the forest, exposing a colony of carpenter ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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More oil spills to come, says WUSTL anthropologist

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not simply a random accident. There will be more of these spills to come, as the days of easy oil are over, says an anthropologist at Washington University in St. Louis. ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Environment
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