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Bat Bot

In another case of biomimicry, scientists from Caltech and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a flying robot called Bat Bot. Weighing only 93 grams, Bat Bot has a roughly one foot wingspan. The key here for the scientists … Continue reading

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Gearless Omni-directional Robot Leg

Carnegie Mellon PhD student Simon Kalouche has created the  Gearless Omni-directional Acceleration-vectoring Topology or GOAT. Using a custom motor controller and 3 DC Tiger U10 quadcopter motors, Simon has created a unique leg that is able to hop over 32 … Continue reading

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Creepy Robot Called Alter

The Japan National Science Museum in Tokyo is hosting a new robot called Alter. Alter is a humanoid robot governed by a neural network.  A variety of sensors such as a temperature sensor and proximity sensor also influence Alter’s movements. … Continue reading

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Sea Slug Biohybrid Robot

In robot news this week, researchers from Case Western Reserve University have created a robotic sea slug. Using 3D print to make a shell and muscles from the sea slug’s mouth. A sea slug was chosen as it is very … Continue reading

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TAUB, The Locust Inspired Robot

A researcher from Tel Aviv University has developed a locust inspired robot called TAUB that can jump up to 11 feet high and go forward 4.5 feet. Using 3d printing for the plastic parts, carbon rods, tension springs and a … Continue reading

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