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Old 07-12-2007, 07:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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robot walks on water

http://www.physorg.com/news103362097.html

Researchers Yun Seong Song, a PhD student in mechanical engineering, and Metin Sitti, assistant professor in mechanical engineering, both from Carnegie Mellon University, have recently built a robot that mimics the water striderís natural abilities. The first water striding robot, with an appearance and design closely resembling its insect counterpart, doesnít ever break the surface tension of the water, and is highly maneuverable. ........
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