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Top tech movies: Creepy-crawly climbing bots and more 2

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Published on May 11, 2007

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http://www.newscientisttech.com/chann...

Researchers at Case Western University in Ohio, US, are using robots equipped with a cross between wheels and legs -- called "whegs" -- to test a new material that mimics the gravity-defying feet of geckos and insects.
This video shows a flying robot with whegs as well as retractable wings.

Courtesy of Dr. Roger Quinn

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