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Not SciFi but Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl for Real

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Friday, February 26, 2016/Categories: art and design, adventure

Autonomous robots based on actual biology that can run, swim, and crawl are more the stuff of SciFi novels. They would be perfect for exploring strange environments on Mars and other remote planets and moons now inaccessible. Such bio-bots, modeled after real animals, are now being designed and built as Auke Ijspeert of the French Biorobotics laboratory explains.

 

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