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Engineers create perching bird-like robot

Like snowflakes, no two branches are alike. They can differ in size, shape and texture; some might be wet or moss-covered or bursting with offshoots. And yet birds can land on just about any of them. This ability was of great ...

Every noble metal atom counts in exhaust catalysts

Modern society heavily relies on transportation. The internal combustion engines that power most vehicles emit gaseous pollutants that are harmful to human health and to the environment. Catalytic removal of toxic carbon ...

Mapping where the wind blows in worker dormitories

In Singapore, one group affected by the pandemic early on were the foreign workers, especially during 2020's spike in COVID-19 cases in dormitories. While several factors have been cited as factors driving the spike, the ...

Cooking material-storage containers to assess fire safety

A team at Sandia National Laboratories has completed a series of tests on specially designed stainless-steel containers used by the Department of Energy for storage and transportation of hazardous materials.

World first forensic tool for fire-damaged concrete structure

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that there were 490,500 structure fires in the U.S. in 2020. However, people mostly struggles with the aftermath of the fire-damage. Structure fires caused $12.1 billion ...

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