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August 26, 2019

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About -- Episode 31

Rugged roach bots, squishy storage solution, planting solar, and the amazing feats of bird feet.

It’s another four awesome discoveries with funding from the National Science Foundation.

A Squishy Rubik’s Cube® that Chemists Built from Polymers Holds Promise for Data Storage
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of Texas at Austin

Researchers study birds to improve how robots land
Stanford University

Installing solar panels on agricultural lands maximizes their efficiency
Oregon State University
University of Utah

You can’t squish this roach-inspired robot
University of California at Berkeley
Tsinghua and Beihang Universities in China

Credit: National Science Foundation

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