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November 8, 2019

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About -- Episode 37

Spider eyes - jumping wise, kirigami graphene, design for the blind, and coming up for landing

Kirigami inspires new method for wearable sensors
Keong Yong and Ezekiel Hsieh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Most complete exploration of fly landing maneuvers to advance future robots
The Pennsylvania State University
Colorado State University
National Centre for Biological Sciences in India

Stanford increasing access to 3D modeling through touch-based display
Stanford University
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Compact depth sensor inspired by spiders
Harvard University
UC Berkeley
National University of Singapore

Credit: National Science Foundation

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