When bird meets machine, bioinspired flight
Working at a crossroad between biology and engineering, scientists have modeled and are now mimicking the ingenious natural design of falling geckoes, gliding snakes, cruising seagulls, flapping insects and ...
Snake skin inspired surfaces smash records, providing an astonishing 40% friction reduction in tests of high performance materials.
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley have taken inspiration from the cockroach to create a robot that can use its body shape to manoeuvre through a densely cluttered environment.
A robotic arm that can bend, stretch and squeeze through cluttered environments has been created by a group of researchers from Italy.
Researchers in the US have taken inspiration from nature to create a robotic wing that can recover from mid-air collisions.
Biorobotics researchers at the Institut des Sciences du Mouvement - Etienne-Jules Marey (CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université) have developed the first aerial robot able to fly over uneven terrain that is stabilized ...
A fly's sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found.
Amazon's plan to unleash a wave of "delivery drones" has occasionally been criticized as a pie-in-the-sky idea (literally, if they start shipping baked goods).
(Phys.org) —Researchers have been taking tips from nature to build the next generation of flying robots.
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