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Microbots Pull A Car

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Researchers at Stanford University have leveraged mimicry to empower small robots. The end result of their work was a small team of six microbots weighing no more 3.5 ounces (together) capable of moving a 3900 pound car. It was done by studying the incredible friction forces used by geckos, applying them to the microbots, and then carefully synchronizing tiny movements.

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