Robot Walks On Knuckles, Aping Apes

Lots of animals have inspired robot design: dogs, cats, insects and even humans. It was only a matter of time before engineers started thinking about apes.   At the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), a group of roboticists built a robot that moves in the way apes and monkeys do — on all fours, with a knuckle-walking gait. It’s called the iStruct Demonstrator.


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We have a HUGE responsibility to protect our children and their futures. Our Gulf of Mexico has nearly been destroyed by the Deep-water Horizon catastrophe and many families here will never recover. Paradise lost, so it goes. I’m doing my best to apolitically educate anyone that cares about the impact on our environment by technology and “for-profit” progress. We forget, too frequently that we SHARE this planet with millions of other life-forms and as the most “powerful” species, we must be more cognizant of our greed versus the well-being of our planet. Thanks again for visiting and please check back often. -Gregg
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