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Soft-Bodied Robot Snake Slithers

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We've seen plenty of hard-bodied snakes slithering this way and that, but now it is time to make way for the soft-bodied variety. This soft-bodied ...

Snake Robot Deployed By Dog

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Carnegie Mellon University’s snake robot is designed to be a maneuverable set of eyes and ears in disaster situations, when deployed into collapsed buildings and ...

Snake robot can climb up poles, your arm

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We've seen plenty of snake robots, but normally they just slither in the water or up a pole. This one has no problems climbing around ...

Carnegie Mellon’s Robot Snake Climbs A Tree

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Carnegie Mellon has taught its robotic snake some new tricks, like how to climb trees, for instance. “Uncle Sam” is a modular snake robot and ...

The Army’s New Tentacle Robot

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It may not be a Dr. Octopus exoskeleton, but this bot does have 3 tentacle like arms. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has taken a ...

OmniTread Snakebot Can Go Anywhere

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We've seen our share of snake bots around here. Frankly we didn't think they could get more terrifying, but thanks to some engineering students at ...

Roomba Saves Child From Deadly Snake

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Looks like one Roomba has a confirmed kill. The corpse? A deadly viper. It shouldn't be a surprise that the Roomba is capable of kicking ...

Carnegie Mellon’s robotic snake shows off on video

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Carnegie Mellon's modular snake robots have been creeping us out for a while. They are sure to see some serious military action soon. Check out ...

Suicide-Bombing Robosnake

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It's not enough that they create all kinds of robot snakes, making us fear both the real and the bot variety. Now they give them ...

Technology Genius Creates Earthquake/Rescue Robot

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Along with Shigeo Hirose's other work, the International Rescue Services robot stands out from the crowd. This particular robot stands out because of it's ability. ...

Researchers Create Trident Snake Robot

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Most snake robots are biologically inspired, so they tend to look like real snakes. But a new snake robot design, called the trident snake robot, ...

HyDRAS and CIRCA: Snakebots, I Hate Snakebots

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We've covered our share of snakebots here at Botropolis, and they are all creepy. Unfortunately, they do serve a purpose. They will help in extreme ...