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Seeing Through Walls Using… WIFI

Seeing Through Walls Using… WIFI

Wi-Vi demo (Credit: MIT) It might not be Superman’s X-ray vision, but researchers from MIT are working on a technology which could track humans moving behind walls using inexpensive WIFI technology.  Several companies have been working on developing technologies that ...

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New Gecko-Inspired Synthetic Adhesive

New Gecko-Inspired Synthetic Adhesive

Researchers from Berkeley University have developed a new gecko-inspired synthetic adhesive tape. Unlike conventional adhesive tape, it does not stick when pressed onto a surface, but rather when it is slid over a surface. The tape was inspired by a ...

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Waalbot – Wall Climbing Robot

Waalbot – Wall Climbing Robot

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a series of robots capable of climbing walls. Inspired by geckos that use tiny fibers located on their feet to adhere to almost any surface, the Waalbot is capable of simple surface locomotion. ...

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