Robot Caterpillar Creeps Me Out Way More Than The Real Thing

The GoQBot is a soft-bodied silicon rubber robot that uses a ballistic rolling technique powered by actuators made out of shape-memory alloy coils to move crazy fast - its push-off time is under 250ms, and it spins at 300rpm. Imagine that landing on your face. [Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, PopSci]

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