News tagged with flapper

Researchers build robotic bat wing (w/ video)

The strong, flapping flight of bats offers great possibilities for the design of small aircraft, among other applications. By building a robotic bat wing, Brown researchers have uncovered flight secrets of real bats: the ...

dateFeb 21, 2013 in Robotics
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Mislabelling drives skate to brink of extinction

A species of common skate is to become the first marine fish species to be driven to extinction by commercial fishing, due to an error of species classification 80 years ago, reveals research published today in the journal ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Ecology
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