Gallery: Search and Rescue Robot Takes Inspiration from Cockroaches and...


Over the past few years we’ve seen emergency services and the US military take inspiration from the natural world to create next-gen robots. They’ve come to include a rapid-response robot based on the cheetah, and a unit that can jump like a sand flea. Now, a team from the University of California at Berkeley is looking at cockroaches and geckos to create a new range of search and rescue droids.

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