Lizard-inspired amphibious robot runs across the water
The AmphiSTAR robot uses propeller blades to “walk” on water, via new atlas!
The basilisk is also known as the”Jesus Christ Lizard,” due to the fact that it can run across the surface of the water. A new version of an existing type of robot does the same thing, plus it’s capable of traversing rough terrain.
Developed by a team at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the basilisk-inspired AmphiSTAR is the latest member of the institution’s STAR family of robots.
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