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This Weird Hairy Thing Is A Freaking Bat Tongue
And it works kind of like a penis.
Watch: Taxidermied Robot Sparrow Flips The Bird To Real Sparrows
Further research has been halted after the robot's head was ripped off by angry birds.
San Diego Zoo Wants Inventors to Design New Robots and Devices Inspired By Its Animals
The San Diego Zoo, one of the best-regarded zoos in the world, has spent several years promoting biomimicry and its … Continued
Meet Robojelly, the Hydrogen-Powered Jellyfish-Shaped Immortal Underwater Surveillance Robot
A new robotic jellyfish is powered by hydrogen, and could theoretically never run out of energy as it pulses through … Continued
What’s the Most Efficient Design For a Solar Collector? Shape It Like a Sunflower
Concentrated solar power plants could get an efficiency boost inspired by flowers, according to MIT researchers. Designing solar mirrors in … Continued
Video: Leaping Lizards’ Helpful Tails Inspire New Robot Design
Even when it starts out in a nosedive, a leaping lizard uses its tail to right itself, flinging the appendage … Continued
Video: Swiss Jumpglider Bot Leaps Into Flight, Inspired by Insects and Bats
For animals and animal-inspired machines, launching into flight takes lots of energy. Some animals have evolved to achieve air not … Continued
Hordes of Animal-Inspired Machines Lead to New Robotic Phylogenesis
Humanoid robots and gadget-y autonomous machines can perform lots of tasks pretty admirably. But when you have a specific need, … Continued
Video: Caterpillar-Inspired Soft Robot Flips Out to Move At Breakneck Speeds
Inspired by nature's dramatic "ballistic roll"
Video: Seagull Robot Takes Off And Flies On Its Own, Just Like the Real Thing
Fly like a seagull into the future