Posted on 06/30 10:42 in Hardware
Advanced robots like AlphaDog and SpotMini can move pretty well, but their gait tends to have a telltale robotic look.This skeletal salamander robot moves eerily like the real thing.
Posted on 03/13 20:23 in Features
Scientists in Argentina and Brazil say they've found the first solid evidence of a fluorescent amphibian, courtesy of the South American tree frog.Their findings, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offer clues into how this tiny tree frog survives in its environment.
Posted on 04/20 01:24 in Features
Defensive compounds in frogs' skins were already known to protect the amphibians against bacteria.Jacobs and his colleagues identified one peptide that is particularly adept at fighting flu viruses.