News tagged with shock absorber

Bioinspired material mimics squid beak

(Phys.org) —Researchers led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University have turned to an unlikely model to make medical devices safer and more comfortable—a squid's beak.

dateApr 03, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Tendons absorb shocks muscles won't handle

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout. While the pain is real, it's not well understood how leg muscles ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Scientists to shake 5-story building in Japan

Landmark earthquake engineering tests this summer in Japan by the University of Nevada, Reno could open the door for earthquake-proofing technology applied to hospitals, nuclear power plants and emergency-response facilities ...

dateJul 28, 2011 in Engineering
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