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These Robots Crawl With the Power of Snakes

3 monthes ago   |   By Geek

Robots have known how to walk and run for years now. Just play a Metal Gear game or check out what Boston Dynamics is up to. So it's about time they learn how to...
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Watch this inflatable robot slither around Harvard using artificial snakeskin

Watch this inflatable robot slither around Harvard using artificial snakeskin

3 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Engineers at Harvard University have created a laser-cut artificial snakeskin material that can help crawling robots to maneuver on even the roughest surfaces. Here's how it works.
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Scientists gave this creepy crawling robot artificial snake skin, and it actually works

Scientists gave this creepy crawling robot artificial snake skin, and it actually works

3 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, and while robotics experts are often inspired by nature when designing new bots, you probably wouldn't think a snake would provide much inspiration. You'd be wrong, of course, because researchers just invented a way to make snake-like robots slither along the ground, and they did it using a design perfected by Mother Nature herself.
Using artificial snake skin - that is, plastic scales wrapped around a soft, flesh-like body - scientists have succeeded in prototyping and perfecting a snake-like covering for a crawling robot which allows it to move across...
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