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“Climbing Robots”

Dec 29, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Tilting helicopter blades spin hard enough to push the robot against the wall as it drives straight up or across. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Renee Morad
A quadrotor with wheels can scale walls like Spider-Man, but also defy gravity by flying back to its spot if it falls.
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Kelly Dickerson, LiveScience
A set of sticky handheld paddles could help soldiers climb up walls.
Jan 2, 2014 09:35 AM ET // AFP
The six-legged Abigaille climbing robot clings to surfaces using a gecko-inspired dry adhesive technology.
May 23, 2012 10:14 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The clingy, lightweight robot can scale your clothes compliments of its gripper wheels.
Sep 15, 2011 02:50 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Six-inch robot will try to run, bike and swim 143 miles in one week or 168 hours.
Aug 18, 2011 10:56 AM ET // Nic Halverson
A group of foot-bots, hand-bots and eye-bots work collectively to snatch books from shelves and win a video competition.