Servo Magazine (July 2018)

Roboticists at UC Berkeley Build a Pint-Sized Rescue Robot

   View In Digital Edition  


When search and rescue workers respond to a structure that has collapsed, one of the greatest threats they face is another cave-in while seeking out survivors. Over the years, there have been several attempts to address this, but they all have faced limitations when it comes to navigating unstable wreckage. Researchers at UC Berkeley’s Biomimetic Millisystems Lab are currently working on a possible solution to this problem: a small, maneuverable robot inspired by a species known as galago senegalensis, more commonly referred to as a “bushbaby.”

:::

Read This Article!
If you’re a subscriber and your subscription includes this issue of SERVO, you can read this article in our digital edition by clicking the blue "View In Digital Edition" button above.. Use the email address associated with your subscriber services account to login.

If you're a member of our Preferred Subscriber Network, not only will the magic blue button let you read this article, but EVERY article in EVERY issue is yours to enjoy! Over a decades worth of content is stored in our digital archive!

If you’re not a subscriber, you can still view a few sample pages of our digital edition or subscribe here for full digital access and/or print delivery. Also, as you browse around our site, you will find selected articles have been posted in their entirety for you to enjoy.



Article Comments