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Cockroaches and robots: Reverse engineering the balance systems of animals

Running cockroaches start to recover from being shoved sideways before their dawdling nervous system kicks in to tell their legs what to do. This new insight by Prof. Shai Revzen and colleagues into how biological systems stabilize could one day help engineers design steadier robots and improve doctors understanding of human gait abnormalities. [Full Story]

Related Topics:  Biomimicry  Health  Revzen, Shai  Robotics and Computer Vision  Security (national and personal safety)