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Turtle-inspired robot to help researchers learn how animals evolved to walk on land | LiveScience


curated by | April 24, 2013

flippered botChallenging environments for robots to cross include sand, gravel, soil, mud and other unstable granular surfaces that can deform around legs in complex ways. To learn new ways to navigate such ground, Daniel Goldman, a physicist at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, and his colleagues investigated sea-turtle hatchlings.

 

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