Spreading the load on fisheries through balanced harvesting

A more balanced approach to harvesting fish could slow down fisheries-induced evolution and result in other conservation benefits, according to collaborative research from UC's School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Talking to an android: Meet ERICA

We've all tried talking with devices, and in some cases they talk back. But, it's a far cry from having a conversation with a real person. Now, a research team from Kyoto University, Osaka University, and the Advanced Telecommunications ...

Ultra-high-strength metamaterial developed using graphene

New metamaterial has been developed exhibiting hundreds of times greater strength than pure metals. Researchers from KAIST have developed a composite nanomaterial. The nanomaterial consists of graphene inserted in copper ...

Sitting still or going hunting: Which works better?

For the kinds of animals that are most familiar to us—ones that are big enough to see—it's a no-brainer: Is it better to sit around and wait for food to come to you, or to move around and find it? Larger animals that ...

Improved wind tunnel testing of aircraft models

When testing numerical predictions regarding performance of aircraft, wind tunnels are still the next best thing to actual flight. EU-funded researchers improved the accuracy of test measurements with important implications ...

University of Toronto seismic brace system headed to market

The University of Toronto's Civil Engineering Structural Testing Facilities laboratory recently attracted industry, academics and media to witness a half-million pounds of force testing a yielding brace system designed to ...

Simulating the formation-flying future of space

(PhysOrg.com) -- All space missions are difficult. Docking a pair of spacecraft is tough but flying multiple satellites together in formation is the real cutting edge.

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