Stuart Burgess: “I’ve been astounded at the performance of human joints.”
At Science Daily: Fiddler crab eye view inspires researchers to develop novel artificial vision
“The researchers develop an amphibious artificial vision system with a panoramic field-of-view based on the Fiddler crab’s eye structure.”
Artificial photosynthesis can produce food without sunshine
Scientists are developing artificial photosynthesis to help make food production more energy-efficient here on Earth, and one day possibly on Mars.
At Science Daily: Robotic lightning bugs take flight
Inspired by fireflies, researchers create insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication.