Nicknamed "water bears," tardigrades are only .02 inches long, but walk like animals 500,000 times their size. But why did they ever evolve to walk at all?
The way "micro-swimmers" mimic rock climbers navigate could shed light on how bacteria move in the body and could lead to new ways to deliver drugs.
Artificial intelligence did more than teach a robot to walk. It taught a robot how to learn to walk. The distinction is key.
3D imaging technology used to analyze nearly 600,000 limb poses of modern birds and alligators offers clues to how dinosaurs moved from place to place.
"These incredibly abundant and ecologically-important marine animals have a neat trick to beat the physics of their environment..."
When a set of small, flapping robots combine their efforts, they get around in a unique, wiggling way. Check out this video to see them in action.
Contrary to long-standing belief, there's no perfect running cadence to get the best speed and efficiency, researchers say.