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Robot Learns Acrobatics from Cockroach (video)

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Published on Jun 7, 2012 by

UC Berkeley researchers discovered that cockroaches and geckos can flip themselves under a ledge. They reproduced the behavior using a robot. Videos part of the paper “Rapid Inversion: Running Animals and Robots Swing like a Pendulum under Ledges,” PLoS One, Jun 6, 2012, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038003. Learn more: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/diy/uc-berkeley-dash-roachbot-acr…