How to Topple a Statue Using Science

Stone, concrete, bronze can all be brought down — safely.

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Hands-Free Door Opener Created to Avoid Transmission of COVID-19

A “foot opener” on one of the doors of Diegel’s Creative Design and Additive Manufacturing Lab at the University of Auckland. “Surprisingly it did not require a huge amount of effort to open by foot,” Diegel told Tech Briefs.

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‘Airless Car Tires’

Start with Simulation. The design duo focused on an area of the tire that is very open to design, according to James: the shear layer.

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‘The Newest Pegasus Flying Car’

A flying car, also known as a rotable aircraft, is something that inventors have been dreaming about for a very long time. Stuck in traffic? Just take-off and get out of there.

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‘Upgraded Mini Robot’

Salto is equipped with new skills, giving it the ability to bounce in place and jump through obstacle courses. It can now be powered by a radio controller.

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‘Robotic Bug’

Researchers in Switzerland brought out a less traditional, but perhaps fitting instrument to test their 4-centimeter, bug-like soft robot: the fly swatter.

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