Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

October 10, 2014 1:03 AM

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

They may not have legs, but snakes know how to get around: they can swim, climb, even glide through the air. If you could make a robot that could tap into snake locomotion, you'd have one versatile mechanical beast.

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