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Rock-Balancing Robots Could Build Our Future Habitats On Mars

Rock-Balancing Robots Could Build Our Future Habitats On Mars

Like maintaining a zen garden, or pruning a bonsai tree, some people stack and balance rocks as a way to relax. But robots don’t really experience emotional stress, so why bother teaching a bot to balance rocks? One day, this robot’s skills could prove invaluable when it comes to building…

Disney’s New Rolling Robot Climbs Walls Like A Gecko

Disney’s New Rolling Robot Climbs Walls Like A Gecko

Not even walls can stop Disney’s and ETH Zurich’s new four-wheeled robot called VertiGo that can quickly transition from rolling on the ground to climbing obstacles like a gecko — and without those sticky feet.