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iMobot Rolls, Crawls and Creeps
March 24, 2011
A versatile, reconfigurable modular robot invented by a University of California, Davis, alumnus and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering is headed for commercial development with the help of a grant from the National Science Foundation.
University of California, Davis
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