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hexapod

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Finally, a giant hexapod tank you can drive

Inventor Matt Denton has built a fully operational hexapod robot that you can drive around. Yet another reason to be careful on the roads these days, folks.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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iC Hexapod MSR-H101: Six-legged freakbot

Arachnophobes look away now because the iC Hexapod robot is coming to get you! Actually, it's only here to take your picture and upload it to the Web

By Mar. 12, 2010

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3D-printed robot tarantula not for arachnophobes

Hexapods have nothing on this creepy-crawly robotic spider inspired by the real thing.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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Stompy: 4,000-pound, 6-legged rideable robot on the way

Six legs are better than two. Stompy the rideable robot will be able to carry people, crush objects beneath its feet, and perhaps someday get involved in disaster rescue operations.

By Aug. 10, 2012

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MorpHex robot transforms from ball into creepy crawler

An engineer in Norway has created a hexapod robot that can transform from a sphere to a crab-like robot. Creepy or cool?

By Dec. 12, 2011

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Leaping parkour robot is cute and a little creepy

A lightweight version of the cockroach-inspired RHex robot tackles basic parkour moves with gusto.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Spider robot great for scaring arachnophobes

This six-legged terror from Japan's Kondo Kagaku can do a neat little staccato dance before it pounces.

By Apr. 8, 2011

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Intel taps student's robot for processor demo

University of Arizona engineering student creates a six-legged Atom-powered bot that can "learn" to walk on its own, and Intel brings it along on the company road show.

By Feb. 9, 2010

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Roach-like robot could one day be used to find quake survivors

The latest creation from UC Berkeley's robotics researchers scampers along at 1.3 meters per second and climbs 17-degree inclines. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das gets a look at the mini machine that draws inspiration from a roach.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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Sexy, six-legged robot Hexy wants to get friendly

Low-cost, open-source Hexy is easy to like. This well-funded Kickstarter project seeks to dispel your arachnophobia.

By May. 29, 2012