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Bungee-powered backpack can lighten your load, University of Pennsylvania researcher says

...k carrying the load is suspended from the frame by bungee cords. Last year, Rome, an expert in the physics ...f springs, the load is suspended by very compliant bungee cords. "The ergonomic backpack reduces the force of the load on the wearer by reducing the effect of...

New ergonomic backpack lightens the load

... The backpack's design, which suspends loads using bungee cords, reduces the energetic cost of carrying weig... wearer's shoulders and joints. By using stretchy bungee cords, Rome's ergonomic backpack suspends the load and allows it to stay at a nearly constant height...

Tiny shock absorbers help bacteria stick around inside the body

... tip that lets them cling to surfaces. The coiled, bungee cord-like structure of the protrusions helps the bacteria hang on tightly, even under rough fluid flow inside the body, researchers report in the journal PLoS Biology. A group of researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle and ETH Zurich ...

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(Date:7/29/2014)... latest research from the University of Adelaide ... of many preterm children can perform almost as well as ... University,s Robinson Research Institute has found that as ... early life, their cognitive abilities as a teenager can potentially ... results of the study, published in this month,s issue of ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for other purposes ... inside human cells, including those that cause Legionnaires, disease, ... mBio , the online open-access journal of the ... identifying non-antibiotic drugs that could one day help curb ... the list inhibit the growth of at least three ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... and organic compounds in hydrothermal environments are critical components ... for the deep biosphere, and may have implications for ... about how minerals influence organic reactions. A team ... a common mineral acts as a catalysts for specific ... solvents or expensive reagents. , At the heart of ...
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