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Intriguing scientists and engineers among 2010 MacArthur ‘genius’ Fellows

By / September 29, 2010

[flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2audOlniaQ&feature=player_embedded preview=force] The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 23 new MacArthur Fellows for 2010. Included in this list is John Dabiri whose work with fluid dynamics we’ve featured several times on this blog. Dabiri is a biophysicist who studies animal locomotion, specifically the movement of jellyfish. Dabiri has shown that explaining …

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School of fish offers new school of thought for turbine design

By / May 20, 2010

Researchers at CalTech have found that schooling fish unlock clues to better vertical axis wind turbines, which could yield as much as 10 times more energy from the same amount of space. According to a press release, fluid-dynamics expert John Dabiri uses bioinspiration for coming up with better solutions for water and wind energy. According…

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