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Submission + - Flapping wind turbine marks mechanical breakthrough (inhabitat.com)

Taffykay writes: Researchers have struggled to apply their knowledge of human and animal motion to mechanical devices, until now. Tunisian inventor Anis Aouini, who pioneered 3D Aouinian kinematics, has built the world's first flapping wind turbine. The turbine mimics the behavior of hovering hummingbirds to convert kinetic wind energy into clean power.
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Flapping wind turbine marks mechanical breakthrough

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