MIT successfully developed a new system capable of 3-D printing the basic structure of an entire building.
A new study from University of Warwick suggests that mathematical models based on simple patterns found in nature can be used to develop a design to build an indestructible bridge.
Researchers investigate the mechanic behind the coconut's tough protective to walls to draw insipiration for earthquake-proof buildings.
Researchers from University of Cambridge developed an artificial bones and egg shells that can be used as substitute for conrete and steels in construction.
Birmingham Zoo veterinarians have teamed up with engineers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham to develop a new, innovative and incredibly strong resin to prevent a crack in an elephant’s tusk from worsening.
Bats use the extra weight in their wings to their advange and generate inertial forces that allow them to reorient themselves upside-down.
University of Michigan researchers created new and lightweight, tilting solar cells that can track the sun and absorb more energy--as an improvement upon the conventional, very weighty panels that are too heavy for most people's roofs. They were inspired by the ancient Japanese art of paper cutting.