Bug buzz

4 ways insects are inspiring the future of robotics

When it comes to flying and vision, pests still do it best.

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Robots may seem like futuristic, all-powerful technology, but in reality they still need a lot of help. Especially when it comes to perfecting simple skills, like sight.

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Roboticists often turn to insects for inspiration. Studying how flies, moths, and locusts react to stimuli can help teach robots to do the same.