'Flipperbot': Sea turtles inspire beach-walking robot (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —For sea turtle hatchlings struggling to reach the ocean, success may depend on having flexible wrists that allow them to move without disturbing too much sand. A similar wrist also helps a robot ...
COMAN: Researchers build first fully-limbed passive compliant robot (w/ video)
Terradynamics: Technique could help designers predict how legged robots will move on granular surfaces (w/ video)
Using a combination of theory and experiment, researchers have developed a new approach for understanding and predicting how small legged robots – and potentially also animals – move on and interact with ...
Eagle-eyeing researchers design swooping quadrotors with claws (w/ video)
Junior Robotics online exhibit showcases kids' robots
'Cheetah' robot rivals running animals in efficiency (w/ video)
A 70-pound "cheetah" robot designed by MIT researchers may soon outpace its animal counterparts in running efficiency: In treadmill tests, the researchers have found that the robot—about the size and weight ...
Now Boston Dynamics' BigDog can lift and toss (w/ video)
Researchers build robot rat to induce stress in lab animals (w/ Video)
Japan to field test rehabilitation robots
Swimming-pool ships make waves in modular robotics (w/ Video)
Insect drives robot to track down smells (w/ video)
A small, two-wheeled robot has been driven by a male silkmoth to track down the sex pheromone usually given off by a female mate.
Open source 3-D printed robot extends hand to DIY fans (w/ video)
Robot Rebuilt gets a grip on wine-serving robot (w/ video)
Squirrels and birds inspire researchers to create deceptive robots (w/ video)
Using deceptive behavioral patterns of squirrels and birds, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed robots that are able to deceive each other. The research is funded by the Office ...