Robotic lightning bugs

June 21, 2022 PR Team

Inspired by fireflies, a team of researchers has created insect-scale robots that can emit light when they fly, which enables motion tracking and communication. (Learn more: https://news.mit.edu/2022/robotic-actuator-fly-0621) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an…

Insect-like robots

March 2, 2021 PR Team

A team of researchers has developed a new generation of tiny, agile drones that look, act and maneuver like actual insects allowing them to operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions. (Learn more: http://news.mit.edu/2021/researchers-introduce-new-generation-tiny-agile-drones-0302) Watch more videos from MIT: http://www.youtube.com/user/MITNewsOffice?sub_confirmation=1…