News tagged with swimming

What guitarfish and aircraft wings have in common

Recent research by a team led by Jonathan Cox and Zhijin Wang shows how water flows through the nose of a guitarfish, a type of ray. The team discovered that vortex-like structures in their noses help the guitarfish to swim ...

dateMay 05, 2016 in Soft Matter
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Sauropod swimmers or walkers?

An international team of scientists, led by the China University of Geosciences in Beijing and including palaeontologists from the University of Bristol, has shed new light on some unusual dinosaur tracks from northern China. ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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