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Nature inspires first artificial molecular pump

Using nature for inspiration, a team of Northwestern University scientists is the first to develop an entirely artificial molecular pump, in which molecules pump other molecules. This tiny machine is no small feat. The pump ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Industrial pump inspired by flapping bird wings

Birds are unwitting masters of fluid dynamics—they manipulate airflow each time they flap their wings, pushing air in one direction and moving themselves in another. Two New York University researchers have taken inspiration ...

dateFeb 03, 2015 in General Physics
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Keeping hackers out of hospitals

The humble infusion pump: It stands sentinel in the hospital room, injecting patients with measured doses of drugs and writing information to their electronic medical records.

dateJan 07, 2015 in Security
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