Turtles make the right moves via remote control (w/ Video)
'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.