Cowabunga: Swiss boffins working on robot turtle | IEEE Spectrum
curated by Andra Keay | October 3, 2012
Naro-Tartaruga is a robotic sea turtle from ETH Zurich. The reason to go with a sea turtle, as opposed to something boring like a fish, is because sea turtles are both easier to construct and better for carrying payload.
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