Engineering Students to Take Hyperloop Design Lessons at US Uni

The Hyperloop is not real. But that won’t prevent it from being taught in schools. Now Purdue University, Indiana, is offering a Hyperloop Design course in three of its engineering schools. The first class was yesterday and apparently 54 students showed up. Read More >>

Seahorses’ Square Tails May Be the Key to Building Better Robots

It’s hip to be square if you’re a seahorse. Or rather, it has certain adaptive advantages. Cylindrical tails may be much more popular in the animal kingdom, but the seahorse’s bizarre square-prism tail has far better mechanical properties. Read More >>