In the past few years, we have seen a bunch of fascinating bio-insipred robots. Harvard’s Arthrobots are semi-soft robots that can stand and walk using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. They are inspired by arthropod insects. The researchers even made a robotic water strider that pushes itself along the water’s surface.
These robots move by inflating a small piece of rubber tubing. They could one day assist in performing searches in conflict zones and other challenging areas.