Researchers constructed a gecko-bot to review how geckos glide and crash land

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Enlarge / A gecko perches on a leaf. A September examine discovered that geckos are superb gliders, and their tails assist stabilize them after they crash-land into tree trunks.

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There’s hardly ever time to put in writing about each cool science-y story that comes our method. So this yr, we’re as soon as once more operating a particular Twelve Days of Christmas sequence of posts, highlighting one science story that fell via the cracks in 2020, every day from December 25 via January 5. At the moment: Asian flat-tails geckos gliding within the wild use their

Samsung teases Exynos 2200 with AMD’s RDNA 2 graphics coming January eleventh

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Samsung has began teasing its subsequent flagship smartphone SoC — anticipated to be known as the Exynos 2200 — forward of a January eleventh announcement with a tantalizing tidbit of data: the brand new chipset will function a GPU powered by AMD’s RDNA 2 graphics structure, higher identified for powering the next-gen graphics on the Xbox Sequence X, PlayStation 5, and AMD’s RX 6000-series graphics playing cards.

After all, on condition that the Exynos 2200 might be powering a smartphone, the brand new GPU received’t be magically enabling next-gen graphics on par with probably the most highly effective consoles and

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