A blueprint for reversible wrinkling in composite materials
April 23, 2013A new model gives scientists guidelines to develop ‘smart’ composite materials with wrinkled microstructures.
Researchers engineer light-activated skeletal muscle
August 29, 2012Technique may enable robotic animals that move with the strength and flexibility of their living counterparts.
Soft autonomous robot inches along like an earthworm
August 9, 2012Flexible design enables body-morphing capability.
A plane that lands like a bird
July 19, 2010An innovative control system allows a foam glider to touch down on a perch or a wire like a pet parakeet.