News tagged with design

Researchers study synthetic protein cages

A multidisciplinary team of mathematicians, theoretical physicists, chemists and biochemists from the University of Bristol came together to study the self-assembly of protein building into protein cages with possible applications ...

dateAug 07, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Somersaulting simulation for jumping bots

In recent years engineers have been developing new technologies to enable robots and humans to move faster and jump higher. Soft, elastic materials store energy in these devices, which, if released carefully, enable elegant ...

dateJul 26, 2017 in Engineering
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Making telescopes that curve and twist

A new tool for computational design allows users to turn any 3D shape into a collapsible telescoping structure. New mathematical methods developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University capture the complex and diverse ...

dateJul 11, 2017 in Computer Sciences
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A new way to practice passing in soccer

In soccer, the ability to anticipate the arrival of teammates' passes, receive the ball, and quickly and accurately redirect it is essential to executing a game plan. But it can be difficult for individual players to develop ...

dateJul 06, 2017 in Engineering
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