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New Technique Could Help Designers Predict How Legged Robots Will Move on Granular Media Like Sand
March 21, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Using a combination of theory and experiment, researchers have developed a new approach for understanding and predicting how small legged robots--and potentially also animals--move on and interact with complex granular materials such as sand.Full Story
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