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i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

i-HY Robot Hand Unveiled: A Minimalistic Design Suited to Unpredictable Environments

A new robotic hand designed in part by Yale scientists has given engineers a firmer-than-ever grasp on the future of public-use robots. Featuring underactuation and a minimalistic design, the i-HY hand is sturdy, inexpensive and adaptable for real-world functions.

Fleshing Out the Hadrosaur

Fleshing Out the Hadrosaur

Loping through shallow waters with their duckbills agape, the hadrosaurs of popular imagery are no roaring, ancient conquistadors. They are round and gentle-looking, the sort of dinosaurs that, when cast as miniatures in plastic, one might give to a child.

Deep in the Lungs of the Earth: Exploring the Effect of Vegetation on Atmosphere and Climate

Deep in the Lungs of the Earth: Exploring the Effect of Vegetation on Atmosphere and Climate

Using advanced computer modeling and three million years worth of climate data, Dr. Nadine Unger has pioneered new research on the way vegetation affects climate change.

An Ancient Alphabet for the Digital Age: Encoding digital information in DNA

An Ancient Alphabet for the Digital Age: Encoding digital information in DNA

With mechanical failure, physical damage, and format obsolescence threatening devices from CDs to servers, we cannot count on the digital storage media that we use today to last forever. Robert Grass has discovered a more durable way to store digital information: by encoding it in silica-covered molecules of DNA.