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Bioinspired robot easily adapts to lost appendages

The robot was inspired by the brittle star, one of which is pictured here

We've been hearing a lot lately about robots that are designed to operate in hazardous environments such as disaster sites. In these types of places, it's entirely possible that their locomotion system could be damaged. Would that just stop them in their tracks? Perhaps not, if they're anything like the brittle star-inspired robot created at Japan's Tohoku and Hokkaido universities.

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Category: Robotics

Tags:
  • adaptive
  • Biomimicry
  • Hokkaido University
  • locomotion
  • Tohoku University
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