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Old 07-05-2015, 02:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Small-'C' creator, I see. I lean more toward the Anthropic Principle, Weak or Strong.

This is a good example of Biomimetics, and a different approach to semi-permeable surfaces generally.

...the researchers first experimented with covering those massive blades with a fine mesh material that was similar to what’s used in wedding veils.
The reporter covers the Society page? A furry trip strip on the leading edge and a serrated trailing edge would be more analogous.

Edit: Then there is this from The Register:

Engineers 3D-print ROBOT SEAHORSE, then BATTER it with rubber mallets

It being El Reg, you'll notice the title in the actual URL is "/seahorse_tails_robot_tales_were_all_going_to_die/".

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