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Monday, 4 April 2016

Robotic Roaches May Be The Future Of Earthquake Rescue

Believe it or not, we may soon find ourselves thankful for the mighty cockroach’s ability to get through the tiniest of cracks to just about anywhere it darned likes. Inspired by roaches’ ultra-flexible yet incredibly strong bodies, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s Department of Integrative Biology have developed a prototype for an insect-like rescue robot that could safely seek out humans in the kind of chaotic rubble that earthquakes and other disasters leave behind.