Tag: robot

July 6, 2020

Watch: Slow moving robots speed up conservation

Robotics engineers recently built a robot — nicknamed “SlothBot” — that moves as slow as a sloth in order to linger above the trees and monitor plants and wildlife. Researchers...

June 5, 2018

Biologist uses robot bird to study sage-grouse mating

Gail Patricelli, a biologist at University of California, Davis, has a unique approach to studying greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) mating. It involves what she calls a “fembot” — a taxidermy...