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Meet a Biomimic: Dan Quinn

Meet a Biomimic: Dan Quinn

In our latest installment of Meet a Biomimic, meet Dan Quinn, a researcher at the University of Virginia who is pioneering new ways of designing underwater and aerial robots by mimicking how fish and birds move. Read on to learn more about Dan’s research and check out this video to see his work in action.

The man-made world is horribly designed. But copying nature helps.

The man-made world is horribly designed. But copying nature helps.

By  Christophe Haubursin | Vox | 99% Invisible   Japan’s Shinkansen don’t look like your typical train. They’re fast — so fast they coined the term “bullet train” — with long, pointed noses that let them reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. But these Japanese...

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