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ICYMI: Goat-inspired robot design and apple picking

Robotically bounding up cliffs as nimbly as a mountain goat.
Kerry Davis, @mskerryd
August 18, 2016
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ICYMI: Goat-inspired robot design and apple picking

Today on In Case You Missed It: A researcher at Carnegie Mellon created the GOAT leg for robots that moves much like a pogo-stick and posted a video of its tests to YouTube. Meanwhile a robot to harvest apples might still be in prototype, but it's miles more advanced than the thing that just shakes trees violently until all the apples fall off.

The mechanized sushi chef video can be found here, the boy who swallowed a dog toy here, and Joe Biden not being able to let go is here. As always, please share any interesting tech or science videos you find by using the #ICYMI hashtag on Twitter for @mskerryd.

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