NewScientist vid: Robots inspired by animals


NewScientist has some nice short science videos on YouTube, including this one surveying various research projects in animal-inspired robot motility. Especially check out the last bot, M-Tran, a “self-configuring mobile robot.”

Robots inspired by animals – Link
M-Tran – Link

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