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Don’t Look Now: Wall-E is Watching


Shapiro and three-legged robot

A slight motion attracts your attention and you glance out your fourth floor window. A pair of mechanical eyes is peeking in at you.

Bad dream? No, it could be reality sooner than you think. Israeli scientist Amir Shapiro has designed a menagerie of wall climbing robots at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheeba, Israel, where he is head of the robotics department. His collection of wall climbers includes snail and cat clones and robots that are just plain sticky.

Read more at Technorati – Don’t Look Now: Wall-E is Watching

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