Robots inspired by animals

Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blog/technology/2007/11/taking-inspiration-from-nature.html

Robotics researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration. Watch a robotic salamander, a water strider robot, mechanical roaches and some cool self-configuring robots.

Footage courtesy of: University of Essex, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Carnegie Mellon University, ULB-EPFL, Tokyo Institute of Technology, National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology (AIST).

Duration : 0:2:8


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25 thoughts on “Robots inspired by animals

  1. FUCK MAN I know. …
    MAN I know. But hey, do u want to watch TV on ur PC

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  2. FUCK MAN I know. …
    MAN I know. But hey, do u want to watch TV on ur PC

    You’ll get all the SKY CHANNELS there is

    AND from any country IN THE WORLD, on your pc screen!!!!

    Go to this website…

    frexis.*com/PCTV13.html

    (DELETE the *)

    check it out…………….its cool, i’ve got it myself.

  3. FUCK MAN I know. …
    MAN I know. But hey, do u want to watch TV on ur PC

    You’ll get all the SKY CHANNELS there is

    AND from any country IN THE WORLD, on your pc screen!!!!

    Go to this website…

    frexis.*com/PCTV13.html

    (DELETE the *)

    check it out…………….its cool, i’ve got it myself.

  4. HOLY CRAP that fish …
    HOLY CRAP that fish at the very beginning ACTUALLY looked REAL!!!!

  5. Nothing compared to …
    Nothing compared to the real thing but I guess those would be good for being camers for the discovery channel and seeing how it is in the animals habitat…o_O

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