Ian Manchester, who works in the Robots Locomotion Group at MIT, shows a prototype of Fast Runner, a robotic leg inspired by an ostrich. Moving the top hip joint with a motor (or by hand) induces a kicking motion through the entire leg.
December 6, 2011 9:38 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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