Robotic Sharks

submitted by: nsf

Dive in with NSF funded researcher John Long and his robotic sharks. A professor at Vassar College, Dr. Long and his team study real live sharks and their vertebral columns. They then takes these findings and design computer models and artificial vertebral columns to understand sharks' movement and biomechanics.

Strange Science: Superhuman Strength

submitted by: scivee-team

A Discovery Channel series segment of the science behind the superhuman strength displayed by body-builders and weight-lifters.How do some humans achieve superhuman strength? From a series by the Discovery Channel.