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T. rex used a stiff skull to eat its prey

September 26, 2019

A Tyrannosaurus rex could bite hard enough to shatter the bones of its prey. But how it accomplished…
Fujitsu Develops Digitization Technology to Quantify Various Walking Characteristics Resulting from Diseases

September 20, 2019

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited have developed a technology to digitize and quantify the walking patterns of…
Researchers study birds to improve how robots land

August 27, 2019

Under the watchful eyes of five high-speed cameras, a small bird named Gary waits for the signal to…
Scurrying Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots

August 27, 2019

Ew, a cockroach! But it zips off before the swatter appears. Now, researchers have leveraged the bug’s superb…
Tiny snapping worms make one of the loudest noises in the ocean, study shows

August 8, 2019

When marine biologist Richard Palmer saw a video of sea-dwelling worms snapping at each other and making one…
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Stanford researchers study birds to improve how robots land

August 7, 2019

Birds can perch on a wide variety of surfaces, thick or thin, rough or slick. But can they…
Scientists discover how birds navigate crosswinds

July 18, 2019

While pilots rely on radio signals, advanced computations and other tools to keep them on course during strong…
Physics could answer questions about breast cancer spreading to bones

June 5, 2019

Researchers hope to learn how cancer cells generate enough force to move from a tumor site through the…
Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

May 30, 2019

Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that…
A high-heeled dinosaur?

May 22, 2019

A 24-tonne dinosaur may have walked in a ‘high-heeled’ fashion, according to University of Queensland research. UQ PhD candidate…
What can autonomous vehicles learn from the flight behavior of birds?

May 14, 2019

As we move toward a future where networks of self-driving cars and drones occupy our highways and skyways,…
Catfish use complex coordination to catch prey

April 24, 2019

Using a powerful X-ray imaging system, Brown University scientists found that catfish move joints throughout their head in…
Despite transition period, maximal running shoes may still lead to increased risk of injury

April 17, 2019

A six-week transition period did not help wearers adjust to “maximal” running shoes, indicating that increased impact forces…
A change in diet may have transformed human language

March 28, 2019

Diet-induced changes in the human bite resulted in new sounds, such as “f”, in languages all over the…
How to run on rough terrain — a guide for humans and robots

March 18, 2019

Running on rough terrain is an incredibly complex process, yet animals from guinea fowl to cheetahs manage to…
Climbing high: FSU robotics researchers look to cockroaches to understand what it means to run up walls

February 28, 2019

The way animals walk, jump, run and climb is an endless source of fascination for researchers. That includes…
Extinct weasel relative with confounding skull likely ate meat with a side of veggies

February 27, 2019

New research on an extinct weasel relative reveals what it might have eaten when it lived in North…
When Sand-Slithering Snakes Behave Like Light Waves

February 26, 2019

Desert snakes slithering across the sand at night can encounter obstacles such as plants or twigs that alter…
Scientists take one step closer towards a better understanding of human feet

January 25, 2019

Mechanics of our bipedal movement are actually quite fascinating. So many muscles and joints are involved and even…
Bird beaks did not adapt to food types as previously thought

January 25, 2019

A study, led by the University of Bristol, has shed some new light on how the beaks of…
Dracula ants possess fastest known animal appendage: the snap-jaw

December 18, 2018

Move over, trap-jaw ants and mantis shrimp: There’s a faster appendage in town. According to a new study,…
Scientists study puncture performance of cactus spines

November 21, 2018

Beware the jumping cholla, Cylindropuntia fulgida. This shrubby, branching cactus will – if provoked by touching – anchor its…
How the Elephant Uses its Trunk to Eat

October 29, 2018

A new study demonstrates the physics that elephants use to feed themselves the massive quantities of leaves, fruit…
How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

October 18, 2018

An adult elephant weighs in at nearly five tons. Its peskiest threat is a fraction of that. But…
Making fossils move to build better robots

October 8, 2018

Traditional robots have a hard time navigating natural environments, such as a forest floor or a rocky surface.…
Engineers study hovering bats and hummingbirds in Costa Rica

September 29, 2018

Each sunrise in Las Cruces, Costa Rica, River Ingersoll’s field team trekked into the jungle to put the…
Robots may need a long tail if they really want to walk on two legs

September 27, 2018

In the future we will have robots – you knew that since you were a child. Robots are…
Robots may need lizard-like tails for ‘off-road’ travel

September 26, 2018

Robots may one day tackle obstacles and traverse uneven terrains thanks to collaborative research analysing the motion of…
A Single Gene Mutation May Have Helped Humans Become Optimal Long-Distance Runners

September 12, 2018

Two to three million years ago, the functional loss of a single gene triggered a series of significant…
Making a Move: Surprising new insights about upper limb movements

September 7, 2018

For more than a century, researchers have attempted to identify the fundamental building blocks of complex movements humans…
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