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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Terrifying Promise of Robot Bugs

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Imitating nature to build a better (or possibly more terrifying) future. We've been trying to build flapping-wing robots for hundreds of years, and now, ornithopters are finally being developed, and may be used mostly for military purposes.

Piezoelectrics make those little bugs possible, and also enhances the ability of robot arms to feel, in other news from the International Journal of Robotics.

Tagged under: scishow,news,science,bionics,mechanical,robot,flying,hank green,piezoelectric,robotics,feeling,military,drones,attack

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