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“biomimetics”

Aug 1, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Erico Guizzo, IEEE Spectrum
The Hexapod robot adapts to damage and keeps on rolling.
Jul 30, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Think of the Silk Leaf as a lightweight, low-power oxygen factory for space. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The multiarmed robot, PoseiDrone -- named for the sea god Poseidon -- is one of the most flexible machines out there. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2014 09:30 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
Jun 18, 2014 09:56 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Chore-busting bots don't have to be humanoid. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A set of sticky handheld paddles could help soldiers climb up walls.
Jun 6, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Eric Niiler
An emerging field known as neurobiological robotics is looking for unique human abilities that can be replicated in robots to make them work better.
Jun 4, 2014 09:51 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Such a tiny device could be used for everything from assembling nanoscale products to delivering drugs inside a person's bloodstream. Continue reading →
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