Robot,insect

12.16.13
Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate
12.16.13

Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate

Many robots can fly, but only a few forsake rotors for more natural, if inefficient means of propu...

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05.03.13
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
05.03.13

Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)

There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...

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07.27.12
Chinese microbot walks on water, skims the surface of insect-inspired design
07.27.12

Chinese microbot walks on water, skims the surface of insect-inspired design

Bugs are creepy. You don't need to be an entomophobe to empathize with that sentiment. But bugs ar...

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04.19.11
HECTOR insect-inspired hexapod walking robot is a smooth operator (video)
04.19.11

HECTOR insect-inspired hexapod walking robot is a smooth operator (video)

We've seen some rather nightmare-inducing robots inspired by insects, but, once again, the folks at...

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07.14.09
Researchers create robo-moth, dream of a cyborg cricket-filled future
07.14.09

Researchers create robo-moth, dream of a cyborg cricket-filled future

Researchers have long turned to insects for a little inspiration when creating robots, but things h...

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06.29.09
Carnivorous Clock eats bugs, begins doomsday countdown
06.29.09

Carnivorous Clock eats bugs, begins doomsday countdown

It's not enough that humans gave robots a place to congregate to plan our demise, now we've adapted...

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02.12.07
Mini heli-bot with insect brain could improve UAV flight
02.12.07

Mini heli-bot with insect brain could improve UAV flight

While lacking a certain amount of grace, flying insects manage to do a whole lot with quite a littl...

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