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Humanoid Does Push Ups and Sit ups

The robot called Kengoro can do push ups. Created by researchers from the University of Tokyo, Kengoro is a little different from most robots. Instead of using gearboxes, Gengoro uses actuators that pull on wires to mimic muscles. To combat the … Continue reading

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PIGORASS, The Robot That Can Gallop

Yasunori  Yamada from the University of Tokyo has developed a robot to study the musculoskeletal systems of animals called PIGORASS.  This robot can walk, jump and even gallop.  Galloping is a state where all four feet are not touching the … Continue reading

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