Saturday, June 16, 2012

Robot Fish

From NPR this great podcast (and transcript) about robot fish

"Mechanical engineer Maurizio Porfiri, of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, designs robot fish. A few years ago, he found that real fish would mill about his aquatic robot, and now he's trying to understand why. His research suggests that it has less to do with how the robot looks, than how it makes fish feel..."
Listen and read this piece at its source:

Below, the robotic fish described in the podcast...

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