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Toy-Like Microboat Could Carry Tiny Cargoes

Toy-Like Microboat Could Carry Tiny Cargoes

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington are taking a second look at toy boats to see if they could use the same principles used to propel the boats to see if a similar procedure might be useful for ...

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Gun Stops Bullets in Mid-Air

Gun Stops Bullets in Mid-Air

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have built a “coilgun” that works in reverse, stopping atom-sized and molecule-sized ‘bullets’ in mid-flight. Coilguns have been a standard feature in science fiction books and movies, and decades of military research ...

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