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Bio-inspired bot

"Flying fish" robot can dive and fly

Sep 12, 2019 | A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot had been developed by researchers at Imperial College London. It can travel 26 meters through the air after take-off a...
Test flights at Zurich Airport

Low-noise landing due to pilot assistance system

Sep 10, 2019 | Approach and landing are among the most complex phases of a flight. In order to enable pilots to fly as quietly as possible, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has developed a new pilot assistance system that uses a display in the cockpit to show pilo...
Decision-making made easy

Best treatment for herniated disc

Sep 5, 2019 | A herniated disc is painful – and the most frequent cause of spinal surgery. But is the selected treatment always the right one? New research results show that the clinical criteria – the comparison of two static images – are often not sufficient to ...

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