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May 10, 2011 /  Nivea

Undulating Robots to Navigate Disaster Debris

Search and rescue missions have followed each of the devastating earthquakes that hit Haiti, New Zealand and Japan during the past 18 months. Machines able to navigate through complex dirt and rubble environments could have helped rescuers after these natural disasters, but building such machines is challenging.

via Robotics: A Tiltable Head Could Improve the Ability of Undulating Robots to Navigate Disaster Debris

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