Robotics

Want to make a robot that can't be killed? Look to the cockroach

Roboticists at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have unveiled a centimeter-scaled robot resembling a cockroach. Like the insect from which the engineers drew their inspiration, The Harvard Ambulatory Microrobot — HAMR — can turn sharply and run at high speeds, climb, carry payloads, and survive long drops unharmed. …