Description:  The first video shows a spider-like robot doing a push-up. The second video shows a robot moving like a snake. The interchangeable modules that make up these robots communicate via a hormone-like messaging system to coordinate their movements.
Source:  University of Southern California
Story:  Self-configuring robot mimics lifeforms
TRN January 24, 2001
TRN Categories:  Robotics
Form:  Still; Video

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