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Robotic rover uses tail to land like a lizard

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By Jur BruijnsOn 27 Mar 2012

Leaping lizards can land steadily on vertical walls by adjusting their tails mid-flight. Taking inspiration from the reptiles, Robert J. Full at the University of California, Berkeley and his team have equipped a new wheeled robot with a weighted tail to mimic this ability.

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