News tagged with engineering physics

Reinventing the wheel -- naturally

Humans did not invent the wheel. Nature did. While the evolution from the Neolithic solid stone wheel with a single hole for an axle to the sleek wheels of today's racing bikes can be seen as the result of ...

Jun 14, 2010
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Pressure testing tiny cell samples

A collaboration of French and Canadian researchers have found that sucking a portion of a spherical globule of cells into a tiny pipette provides information about the adhesion between cells and the elastic ...

May 25, 2010
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Helping hands

(PhysOrg.com) -- In capstone project, mechanical engineering students apply innovative and collaborative skills to create a rehab glove that stroke patients can use at home

Dec 15, 2009
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