Robot Ants in Development

Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I Make Robots the Size of a Grain of Rice

Professor Sarah Bergbreiter works in the Micro Robotics Lab of the University of Maryland. Together with her team, she is engineering tiny robots inspired by the anatomy of insects. The robots are still in development but they could be very useful at disaster sites to survey for injured people amongst other uses. Not quite nanotechnology but getting close. Enjoy her video below.

YouTube: Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I Make Robots the Size of a Grain of Rice (by TED Talks)

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