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hexapod

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Tomorrow Daily 105: Scary snake-bots, 'The Interview' release, animated ancient art and more

Carnegie Mellon University showed off their newest creation this week: a robot with six incredibly articulate and stable legs. Even a hard shove by a human leg can't stop this thing, but we'll tell you why this kind of robot could be great for search and rescue.

By December 23, 2014

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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 April 3, 2013

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'Snake Monster' robot has snake-bots for legs

A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.

By December 22, 2014

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MorpHex transforming robot is more than meets the eye

A rolling orb robot transforms into a walking hexapod, complete with flashing LEDs.

By August 3, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 029: A morphing toy robot, the Polaris Slingshot, GIF street art, and more

We're still arguing about whether we pronounce GIF like "gift," or like "Jif" (the peanut butter). Either way, there's some fun street art hanging around the streets of London you don't want to miss on today's show.

By August 4, 2014

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Robot learns to walk while damaged

Researchers look to animals for inspiration in developing a groundbreaking algorithm to help broken robots adapt quickly and keep moving.

By August 5, 2014

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Meet Stubby, a hexabot inspired by 'Stargate SG-1'

Stubby moves in any direction and is controlled by a converted PlayStation controller. You can build your own for pretty cheap.

By June 30, 2014

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Giant robotic dragon claims world record

A German electronics manufacturer has built a giant, fire-breathing robotic dragon that has been awarded the Guinness world record for the world's largest walking robot.

By September 15, 2013

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Are Attacknids the best toy in the universe?

It'll take a lot to knock Lego off the throne. We put the remote-controlled hexapod battle bots to the test.

By July 11, 2013

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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 July 30, 2013