Termite-Inspired Robots Can Build Unsupervised | National Geographic
Termites building a mound don't need central guidance, or even to communicate directly. Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically I...
KAIST Raptor robot runs at 46 km/h, Active tail stabilization
Raptor is a fast-running biped robot developed by MSC Lab, KAIST. It has two under-actuated legs and a tail inspired by velociraptors. The Raptor robot runs ...
Cat-like robot runs like the wind, on Linux
Researchers at EPFL's Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob) announced a cat-like robot that is claimed to be the fastest quadruped robot under 30 kilograms.
Giant robot jellyfish reporting for recon duty, sir (video)
As if there weren't enough real jellyfish around to trigger our thalassophobia, researchers at Virginia Tech have created Cryo -- an eight-armed autonomous robot that mimics jelly movement with the help of a flexible silicone hat. The man-sized jellybot altogether dwarfs previous efforts, hence the upgrade from small tank to swimming pool for mock field tests. And unlike the passively propelled bots we've seen recently, Cryo runs on batteries, with the researchers hoping to better replicate…
Walking Tractor Timberjack by John Deere
Walking Tractor designed by John Deere subsidiary Plustech in Finland. John Deere prototype walking tractor, loggers and canal dredgers have walking equiptment too. This is a fantastic piece of equipment that can go up and down rough mountain terrain in snow and mud. It is a great practical walking machine.