Being able to both walk and take flight is typical in nature — many birds, insects and other animals can do both.
System of quadcopters suggests another approach to developing flying cars
For studying single-cell wound repair, researchers at Stanford University have created a new tool that is essentially an assembly line guillotine for cells.
Cellular guillotine created for studying single-cell wound repair
The greater strength of chimpanzees, relative to humans, may have been explained by American scientists.
Chimps' strength secrets explained
Scientists in China have designed a graphene robot that moves in response to changes in humidity.
New graphene robot moves in response to changes in humidity
How is glycerol synthesized inside dark, dense interstellar clouds? Researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands have discovered the recipe.
Recipe for cosmic glycerol revealed by Dutch scientists
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder demonstrated a new mobile, ground-based system that could scan and map atmospheric gas plumes over kilometer distances.
Team launches 'comb and copter' system to map atmospheric gases
India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space, several of them for European countries, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambition to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in space.
India sends 31 satellites into space
A new survey of the scientific literature on the neural effects of video game playing confirms the activity alters the brain's shape.
Video games cause good, bad changes to players' brains
A variety of studies show reading to young children is beneficial to brain development and learning. But researchers continue to debate the positives and negatives of electronic books.
Toddler learning best promoted by e-books
Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the human body.
Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology

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