Tag: heat

This vine-like robot moves towards heat
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This vine-like robot moves towards heat

flash- February 2, 2023

Robots are increasingly drawing from a menagerie of animal inspirations, but one of the newer designs takes its novel inspiration from vegetation. As spotted on ... Read More

Summer heat waves and low oxygen prove deadly for bay scallops as a New York fishery collapses
Biology, Science

Summer heat waves and low oxygen prove deadly for bay scallops as a New York fishery collapses

flash- January 20, 2023

The heartbeat response of bay scallops to fluctuations in the bay’s water temperature and dissolved oxygen were measured using optical infrared sensors, or "scallop Fitbits." ... Read More

How heat pumps work and save energy
Technology

How heat pumps work and save energy

flash- January 19, 2023

This article was originally featured in Knowable. It was an engineering problem that had bugged Zhibin Yu for years — but now he had the ... Read More

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