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Six-Legged Robots Faster Than Nature-Inspired Gait

Six-Legged Robots Faster Than Nature-Inspired Gait

By Micah Moen 10 Comments January 18, 2020

for a long time roboticists have been inspired by nature in designing their robots for example when looking at how to construct six legged robots they’re inspired by insects. In insects if you look across many different species use the same locomotor strategy for moving fastest: they use the tripod gait. it’s a movement in […]

The Real Bears of East Texas – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

The Real Bears of East Texas – Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]

By Micah Moen 29 Comments January 13, 2020

(music)>>THE BLACK BEAR IS MAKING A RETURN TO EAST TEXAS. AN ANIMAL THAT WAS ALMOST WIPED OUT DUE TO UNREGULATED HUNTING, AND LOSS OF HABITAT IS SLOWLY MAKING ITS WAY BACK TO THE BOTTOMLAND FORESTS ALONG THE STATES EASTERN BORDER.>>THE BEARS ARE COMING. THE ADJOINING STATES OF ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA, AND LOUISIANA HAVE A GROWING, EXPANDING […]

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Croc

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Croc

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 10, 2020

(group laughs) (crosstalk) – [Lee] Did anyone ever hear that story? – [Girl] No? – One of the last times we were here, we were doing the boat tour and there were only four of us. – Now wait, he calls it a boat and that’s being generous because they’re basically like a floating papier-mache, […]

Natural Sciences at Cambridge

Natural Sciences at Cambridge

By Micah Moen 7 Comments January 10, 2020

(upbeat electronic music) – I chose to study Natural Sciences at Cambridge because it allowed me to explore subjects like Earth Sciences and Pharmacology, but it also allowed me to specialise in Chemistry, which is something that I really enjoy. – The Natural Sciences course at Cambridge is a very broad course. It involves studying […]

Inside the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Inside the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

By Micah Moen 2 Comments January 9, 2020

Last year we had nearly 700,000 visitors through the front door. That can include families, researchers and academics, it includes schoolchildren, university students… everybody comes through those doors. It really is a vibrant and dynamic place. [Chris Jarvis:] “We like to look at all the rocks in the world — what we call geology — […]

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Fer-de-lance

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Fer-de-lance

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 9, 2020

– [Narrator 1] I never been in this place like this before the amount of biodiversity and the amount of life is unbelievable. Like when I was a kid, I used to go out and catch Tree frogs. But it’s nothing compared to this. I mean I think this is a once in a lifetime […]

Wetlands Safari Canoe Tour Amsterdam

Wetlands Safari Canoe Tour Amsterdam

By Micah Moen 5 Comments January 8, 2020

Hi guys. Welcome to another episode of Amsterdam Calling I’m Sander and today I’m joined by Jessica Cutrufello And she is from the travel blog A Wanderlust For Life Hi Jessica. It’s nice to meet you. It’s nice to meet you too. We both hosted a couple of different Amsterdam Calling episodes but this is […]

The Nature-Accelerator | Promo

The Nature-Accelerator | Promo

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 7, 2020

The Nature-Accelerator is basically an accelerator that trains, supports and invests in startups that work with nature. So, for example, with natural resources such as forests, wood, but also ecotourism. The Nature-Accelerator is also a human experience. We bring togeter people from all over the world, where they can stay away from their daily business […]

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Eyelash Viper

Seaver Stories | The Rainforest Bonus Footage – The Eyelash Viper

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 7, 2020

(raining) – Step back. Move back, move back. – We just saw a yellow Eyelash Viper which is really cool. This is one of the at least seven species of venomous snakes that are living here in the Silva, so this is a really cool find after we saw the fer-de-lance the other two nights. […]

Preparing Safe Mexican Foods: The Case of the Malicious Microbes (Spanish)