News tagged with cheetahs

A robot that runs like a cat (w/ Video)

Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's 4-legged 'cheetah-cub robot' has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Robotics
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New robot 'Cheetah' breaks land-speed record

(PhysOrg.com) -- Up till now researchers at Boston Dynamics have demonstrated four legged robots that appear meant to carry heavy loads as they tromp through and over rough terrain (e.g. Alpha Dog and Petman, LS3). Now it appears they’ve taken a different approach in looking ...

dateMar 06, 2012 in Robotics report
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Big cats love Calvin Klein cologne

(PhysOrg.com) -- Workers in Wildlife Conservation Societies around the world are using a new technique to lure big cats to their heat-and-motion-sensitive cameras and keep them there long enough to enable ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Plants & Animals report
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