Summary: “Roboticist Auke Ijspeert designs biorobots, machines modeled after real animals that are capable of handling complex terrain and would appear at home in the pages of a sci-fi novel. The process of creating these robots leads to better automata that can be used for fieldwork, service, and search and rescue. But these robots don’t just mimic the natural world — they help us understand our own biology better, unlocking previously unknown secrets of the spinal cord.“ © Ted.com

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Ted-Talk (TEDGlobal>Geneva)

Author: Auke Ijspeert

Publishing date: 2015, December