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Snake Robot Climbs a Tree

From the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, a snake robot (Snakebot) demonstrates how it can climb a tree and look around. Please keep in mind that this robot climbed a specific tree with a specific trunk width about 1 meter off of the ground. The researchers working to design, build and program these robots

13-Year-Old Builds Vacuum-Powered Spider-Man to Climbs Walls

Meet your friendly neighborhood Spider-Kid! It’s the stuff of childhood dreams, right? A boy in Cambridge, England, can climb the walls just like his favorite superhero. OK, Vacuum-Boy’s powers are slightly less subtle than Peter Parker’s. But you have to love 13-year-old Hibiki Kono’s creativity. He spent five months designing and building his Spider-Man gear