Growth engines in advanced textiles

March 11th, 2024

Scientists at North Carolina State University have developed a soft robot, designed like a caterpillar, capable of moving forward, backward, and squeezing through tight spaces. Its movement is powered by a unique pattern of silver nanowires that use heat to regulate its bending, giving users the ability to direct the robot in any desired direction. Photo: Shuang […]

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Focus on sustainability

October 24th, 2022

An Alaska Army National Guard UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter lands to pick up Air Force special warfare airmen, assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron during small unit training in Alaska. A new program called HEAT is being developed to better protect Air Force personnel in extreme cold. The program recently received major funding […]

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