MIT Cheetah Robot MIT Cheetah Robot
ReadOasis Step 5 Scientists have been experimenting with four-legged robots for years. They want robots to carry heavy loads over difficult areas of land... MIT Cheetah Robot

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Scientists have been experimenting with four-legged robots for years. They want robots to carry heavy loads over difficult areas of land and do other difficult jobs.

Creative Commons photo by Jiuguang-Wang

But one problem is power. Now that has changed. Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a robot powered by batteries.

And the robot can run. In fact, scientists say their robots will soon be able to run like cheetahs, the fastest land ani...

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