stingray

  • How stingrays became such sleek swimmers

    Have you ever wondered why stingrays are one of nature’s most hydrodynamic creatures?

    With their smooth bodies and flexible fins, stingrays are among the slickest swimmers in the sea – but do their protr...

    Core Sciences September 2, 2021
  • Shark relatives deliver surprises

    A skate that walks, and another that lays eggs near vents.

    Skates - a group of fish closely related to sharks and rays - have provided scientists with not one but two surprises...

    Marine life February 8, 2018
  • A semi-living stingray may one day fix your heart

    US research combines heart cells with gold to produce the latest bio-inspired soft robot. Andrew ...

    A 10-millimetre-long robot modelled on a stingray and constructed from live heart cells and gold might point to radic...

    Technology January 15, 2018
  • Introducing robo-ray: part animal, part machine

    The tiny artificial stingray is the first step to bigger, more complex tissue-engineered robots, ...

    A tissue-engineered, soft robotic ray that can be steered through obstacle courses.Karaghen Hudson and Michael Rosnac...

    Technology July 8, 2016
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