TITLE

Wild Ideas

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;May/Jun2009, Vol. 78, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section discusses how scientists are obtaining ideas from nature in order to solve various problems. A new super-sticky tape that mimics the footpads of a gecko is being developed. A small robotic spy plane with wings similar to a seagull's is under development by scientists. The nose of the Japanese bullet train is said to be modeled after a kingfisher's beak.
ACCESSION #
37602834

 

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