hip hop, liquid metal

Hip Hop Opens a Door to STEM Learning — Start Engineering
“open up spaces within STEM learning for minority kids to appropriate as their own. The Science Genius program, for example, uses rigorous science learning as the basis for staging school-to-s…
World’s first floating wind farm powers up off Scotland coast
“Offshore wind farms like the Gemini facility in the Netherlands can tap into the higher average wind speeds over the ocean, but unfortunately these facilities can only be built in relatively…
Liquid metal brings soft robotics a step closer — ScienceDaily
“Scientists have invented a way to morph liquid metal into physical shapes. Researchers have applied electrical charges to manipulate liquid metal into 2-D shapes such as letters and a heart….
Proteins and polymers: Spinning strands hint at folding dynamics: Lab uses magnetic beads to model microscopic proteins, polymers — ScienceDaily
“Scientists have created flexible strings of magnetized beads to model how natural and synthetic strands bend and fold in dynamic conditions. The work could enhance knowledge of how proteins a…
Flexible ‘skin’ can help robots, prosthetics perform everyday tasks by sensing shear force — ScienceDaily
“Engineers have developed a flexible sensor ‘skin’ that can be stretched over any part of a robot’s body or prosthetic to accurately convey information about shear forces and vibra…
eGFI – Student Blog » Monster Mash Pumpkin Smash
Catapults and trebuchets are versions of the simple lever – which works like a see-saw to hurl America’s signature yellow gourd for hundreds of feet. Improving a launcher’s aim and distance r…
Interesting Engineering Facts & Trivia – Amazing Structures, Famous Landmarks
interesting engineering facts and get some cool trivia related to amazing structures, famous landmarks and other impressive engineering achievements.
Mantis shrimp-inspired camera enables glimpse into hidden world — ScienceDaily
“By mimicking the eye of the mantis shrimp, researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive camera capable of sensing both color and polarization. The bioinspired imager can potentially improve…
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