DailyDirt: Robots Inspired By Nature

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Biomimicry for robot design is a fascinating area of research, and all kinds of interesting robots are being developed that almost look like natural creatures. Here are just a few more examples of machines that are adopting biologically-inspired features. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.
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Filed Under: biomimicry, drones, locomotion, robots, scorpion
Companies: lockheed martin

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    Mike42 (profile), 16 Feb 2012 @ 9:50pm

    Ya know...

    If they are looking to reduce sand erosion, perhaps coat the rotors with rubber? Like they do when they make stencils for sandblast-engraving tombstones? Too simple? Yeah, we need hairy choppers.

    I just wrote "hairy choppers" and my mind filled with pictures. None of them were good.

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