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New Robot Has Muscles
2012-12-13 16:25:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Robots have been doing our work for years now. As scientists make advancements in the field of robotics, they´ve been able to make these robots smarter and smaller, giving them even more jobs to do. Robots have even been made to break land speed records and run like speedy jungle cats. Now, researchers at the University of Tokyo are showing off a robot that not only looks human, it´s also built like one. Named...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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