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High-power electrostatic actuators to realize artificial muscles

Devices called electrostatic actuators move objects by using electric fields. These devices are made up of two electrodes with opposing charges that produce a force whenever an electric field forms between them. Different configurations of electrostatic actuators have been devised where the force can resemble that of contracting muscles by changing the form of their

New study tracks cephalopod nervous system development

Coleoid cephalopods, including squid, cuttlefish, and octopus, have large and complex nervous systems and high-acuity, camera-type eyes. To assimilate in with their surroundings, they may quickly process information to change their shape, color, and even texture. Additionally, they may interact with one another, exhibit signs of spatial learning, and utilize tools to address problems. They

Mums’ activity levels may depend on the number and ages of children

Physical activity has many health benefits. However, motherhood is often associated with reduced physical activity. According to evidence, parents and kids who exercise together can deepen their bonds and better handle the rigors of parenting daily. But parents typically exhibit less activity than non-parents. To examine how family composition affected the number of physical activities

Earth can regulate its own temperature over millennia

The global carbon cycle exerts substantial control over Earth’s climate. Still, life on Earth has kept on beating for the last 3.7 billion years. Understanding Earth’s history, the long-term effects of anthropogenic climate change, and planetary habitability depend on how the climate is maintained on geologic time scales. MIT scientists have confirmed that the Earth has

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Blue Jean Baby! FRAME’s Black Friday Sale Is Here — Save Up to 60% Off!

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15 of the Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals — Up to 68% Off!

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Black Friday at Nordstrom! It’s begun! Thousands and thousands of holiday deals have arrived, but only for a limited time! Most-wanted fashion and accessories, luxury beauty, elevated home decor — Nordstrom has it all, and it’s all on

XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim