All Articles Tagged As: snakes
|Existing search-and-rescue robots can climb and move over existing terrain, but the majority require large amounts of energy and are prone to overheating. Georgia Tech researchers have designed a new machine by studying the locomotion of a certain type of flexible, efficient animal: snakes. ...> Full Article|
|Sciences Michael Grace has earned a three-year, $369,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his work on the mechanisms of infrared imaging in pit vipers, pythons and boas. Snake training is part of the work. ...> Full Article|
Working at a crossroad between biology and engineering, scientists have modeled and are now mimicking the ingenious natural design of falling geckos, gliding snakes, cruising seagulls, flapping insects and floating maple seeds to improve the design of air vehicles.
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