An Octopus-Inspired Propulsion System Not Designed By Supervillains

Inspired by the brilliant getaway mechanism of octopi and squids who use a blast of water to propel themselves away from danger, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering in Germany have developed a similarly stealthy propulsion system for boats and submarines. And it can be created with a… » 7/03/13 10:29am 7/03/13 10:29am