Leech-based robot climbs vertical walls

Soft leech robot with shower-hose body and suction cups displays its flexibility in wall climbing The natural world continues to inspire designers of robots. The menagerie of creatures on which robots have been based, which already includes geckos, cephalopods and dogs, now includes the squirming, bloodsucking worms of many people’s nightmares: the leech. While leeches […] The post Leech-based robot climbs vertical walls appeared first on The Engineer.

Leech-based robot climbs vertical walls

Soft leech robot with shower-hose body and suction cups displays its flexibility in wall climbing The natural world continues to inspire designers of robots. The menagerie of creatures on which ...

Mon 13 May 19 from The Engineer

Inspired by a soft body of a leech -- a wall-climbing robot

A research team led by Associate Professor Tomoaki Mashimo at Toyohashi University of Technology has successfully developed a leech-shaped robot, 'LEeCH,' which can climb vertical walls. LEeCH ...

Fri 10 May 19 from Eurekalert

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