Jellyfish-power prepares for lift-off (2:19)
Dec. 4 - Drone developers are increasingly attempting to mimic the flight mechanics of birds an insects for the next generation of miniature, autonomous aircraft, but one researcher in New York, has found inspiration in the sea. Leif Ristroph of New York University is developing a robot that replicates the pulsating motion of the jellyfish as an alternative drive system for future drones. Sharon Reich reports. ( Transcript )
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