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With NSF support, Oregon State University professor John Schmitt and his colleagues look to natureâ€™s running machines as locomotion models for future robots that can easily run over rough surfaces.
The sight of a cockroach scurrying for cover may be nauseating, but the insect is also a biological and engineering marvel, and is providing researchers at Oregon State University with what they call â€œbioinspirationâ€ in a quest to build the worldâ€™s first legged robot that is capable of running effortlessly over rough terrain.
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