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Looking to Nature for Engineering Inspiration!

By Becca Smithers The natural world is full of incredible feats of engineering honed to near perfection through evolution by natural selection. Humans have the advantage of amazing technology and design so that we can manufacture our own versions of these

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Posted in Biology, Engineering

Engineering World War I: How do tanks drive?

by Simon Jones This year marks the centenary of the beginning of World War I so we’ve decide to look into some of the engineering advances developed during warfare. ¬†We’ll also think about how these advances help us day to

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Posted in Engineering, Physics