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Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst can do it, too - they discovered a way of efficiently converting elastic energy in a…

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Elastic to kinetic energy conversion through biomimicry

Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst can do it, too - they discovered a way of efficiently converting elastic energy in a…

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Jurassic Park style GM experiment flies under the radar

An Oxfordshire based company is at the centre of planned controversial use of GM modified mosquitoes in Florida to combat diseases mosquito-related diseases. Dermot Martin looks into the facts of thi…