Anxiety could be eased by hugging a pillow that mimics breathing

Prototype pillow contains an inflatable chamber that connects to an external pump and motor, enabling it to expand and deflate like human lungs Health 9 March 2022 By Carissa Wong A huggable pillow that mimics breathing has reduced anxiety as effectively as guided meditation for people who were about to take a mathematics test. Interactive … Read more

Robotics: RoboKrill is a one-legged robot that mimics the way krill swim

A robot with appendages that mimic the swimming legs of krill could one day be used to study these key marine food sources or explore hard-to-reach places Technology 15 February 2022 By Alex Wilkins The RoboKrill robot has appendages (right) that move like krill’s swimming legs through water Santos et al. A robotic leg moving … Read more