Animal Inspired Technology

Animal Inspired Technology

A drone has been equipped with “feathers” to increase its precision during flight. The bio-inspired device can spread or close its wings while flying,...

In a recent US Navy autonomous swarm boat demonstration, waterborne robots collaborated to identify, surround, and harass an enemy vessel. The boats can identify a...

By mimicking how dogs use their smelling abilities, a team of government and university researchers have demonstrated “active sniffing” as a means to improve...

A bendable titanium alloy suspension system inspired by the hard shells and flexible legs of ironclad beetles could hold the key to protecting future...

Most robots are wheeled or tracked, because of the difficulties and expenses entailed in getting robot legs to animate properly. However, a new medium-sized...

Drones will soon be able to manage their work without human input, radar or even GPS satellite navigation, according to a team of researchers...
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Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich are hard at work on a new, cool robo-fish. They call it Sepios, and...
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MIT’s Super Mini Cheetah is small, cute, inexpensive, and somewhat comical with its stuffed animal head. It’s capable of walking, jumping, running, and turning,...
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For those in the know, Festo is a name means something. They’re a German industrial control and automation company for the most part that...
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Meet SCAMP, the Stanford Climbing and Aerial Maneuvering Platform, a robot that can fly, land on vertical walls, and then scamper up them. SCAMP...

As we all know, technology never rests. Every day we are witnessing progress and advancements and technologies like which we have never seen before....
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A new as yet British Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Micro-UAV) could herald the future of drones. The innovation behind it stems from what its...
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UC Berkeley scientists have found inspiration in the most disgusting of source - the common cockroach. The itty bitty icky critters can squish themselves...
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Robotic assistance in natural disaster scenarios is one of the leading goals of current research and development in the field. The hefty price tag...
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Swarm robotics, an emerging field in robotics, deals with the coordination of multi-robot systems. In a feat of mechanical bio-mimicry, scientists in the field...

Last month, researchers from Bristol presented at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Hamburg, Germany a robot that could have...

Being far smaller, and with the added benefit of having quiet electric motors, modern drones are a lot less conspicuous than their manned predecessors....

Russian scientists at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University recently revealed a cockroach-like robot that is capable of spying on foes in hard to...
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Much has been said of the concern about aerial accidents due to drones crashing into other aerial vehicles and it may be that Panoptes System Crop...

The Gaza strip tunnels are tuneels being dug by the Hamas and other terror organizations inside the strip as part of their fight against...

Evolution keeps providing humanity with an infinite amount of inspiration, as human technology keeps developing products based on the final results of an improvement...

In an article published in the July issue of the journal Acta Materialia, engineers at the University of California, San Diego describe how the...

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