One trend in robotics is to design robots that mimic biology, such as this one made at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. The idea of this fly-sized robot is that they could be used to pollinate crops. A mass die-off in bees from bee colony collapse disorder is causing concern about food production.
December 6, 2011 9:38 AM PST
Photo by: Martin LaMonica/CNET
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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