Scientists find strongest natural material
Limpet teeth might be the strongest natural material known to man, a new study has found.
Artificially intelligent robot scientist 'Eve' could boost search for new drugs
Eve, an artificially-intelligent 'robot scientist' could make drug discovery faster and much cheaper, say researchers writing in the Royal Society journal Interface. The team has demonstrated the success of the ...
Researchers document aviary eggshell with iridescence for the first time
How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats
(Phys.org) —The sight of a tiny hummingbird hovering in front of a flower and then darting to another with lightning speed amazes and delights. But it also leaves watchers with a persistent question: How ...
Gecko inspired pads allow researchers to climb glass wall
Study using OpenStreetMap and mathematics reveals there are only four unique city topologies
Tiny UAVs and hummingbirds are put to test
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
Researchers find suction-cup-shaped circular bristles give male diving beetles a mating advantage
Study reveals shock-absorbing ability of woodpecker beaks
Math model suggests fishing out older members may destroy collective fish school memory
How stick insects honed friction to grip without sticking
When they're not hanging upside down, stick insects don't need to stick. In fact, when moving upright, sticking would be a hindrance: so much extra effort required to 'unstick' again with every step.
Study reveals methods used by musicians to stay in tempo with each other
Cuttlefish may offer model for bioinspired human camouflage and color-changing products
Scientists at Harvard University and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) hope new understanding of the natural nanoscale photonic device that enables a small marine animal to dynamically change its colors ...