New insect-sized robot can scurry at nearly the speed of a darting cockroach

A new insect-sized robot can scurry across the floor at nearly the speed of a darting cockroach and it’s nearly as hardy as a cockroach, too: Try to squash this robot under your foot, and more than likely, it will just keep going. Small, durable robots like these could be advantageous in search and rescue missions, the creators say.

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If the sight of a skittering bug makes you squirm, you may want to look away a new insect-sized robot created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, can scurry across the floor at nearly the speed of a darting cockroach.

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