Engineering Newswire 78: Airbus Bionic Plane Fuselage Mimics Bone

Fri, 02/21/2014 - 9:17am
Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist

Today on Engineering Newswire, we're putting holograms in electronic devices, seeing if animals actually do it better, and creating a bionic fuselage that mimics bone structure. This episode features:

Holograms in Electronic Devices: Researchers have demonstrated a holographic memory device that could improve storage capacity and processing capabilities in electronics.

Airbus’ Bionic Fuselage: Every day, there’s more news about how biological elements are helping engineers create innovative machines and devices. Now, Airbus has taken the next step with their new concept, the Bionic Fuselage.

Animals Do It Better: A new study published in Nature Communications has led to a surprising discovery of common bending rules for the tips of wings, fins, flukes, mollusk feet, and other propulsors across a broad range of animal species.

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