Exploring offshore wind energy opportunities in the Great Lakes

The five Great Lakes—Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario—contain 20% of the planet's freshwater resources. They provide drinking water to more than 40 million people. And they hold a wealth of wind energy potential.


New bioinspired robot flies, rolls, walks, and more

A newly created real-life Transformer is capable of reconfiguring its body to achieve eight distinct types of motion and can autonomously assess the environment it faces to choose the most effective combination of motions ...


This self-driving boat maps underwater terrain

Researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso have constructed a fully autonomous boat that can carry out bathymetric surveys—surveys of the depth and terrain of bodies of water like oceans, rivers and lakes. The team ...

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