biological robot
Image of the Day: Amoebot
Image of the Day: Amoebot
The Scientist Staff | Mar 2, 2017
Scientists create an amoeba-inspired robotic cell, with photo-responsive DNA that allows it to move when exposed to light.
Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight
Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 18, 2014
Microroboticists have designed simple sensors based on insect light organs called ocelli to stabilize a miniature flying robot.
Animal-tronic
Animal-tronic
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
Meet a few robots that pose as flesh-and-blood critters to advance science.
Next Generation: Robotic Inchworm
Next Generation: Robotic Inchworm
Sabrina Richards | Nov 20, 2012
Researchers use 3D printing to create miniature robots powered by rat cardiac cells that move like caterpillars.