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It Might Wobble And Stagger, But Cornell's Headless Robot Is Providing Insights Into How Humans Walk

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April 8, 1998
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Cornell University
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It doesn't have a brain or a heart, and its walk is a little like the scarecrow's, but a little headless, armless, trunkless two-legged robot, developed at Cornell University, can walk, wobble, hobble, limp, stride and stagger. But it can't stand still in any position without falling over.

ITHACA, N.Y. -- It doesn't have a brain or a heart, and its walk is a little like the scarecrow's, but a little headless, armless, trunkless two-legged robot, developed at Cornell University, can walk, wobble, hobble, limp, stride and stagger. But it can't stand still in any position without falling over.


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Cornell University. "It Might Wobble And Stagger, But Cornell's Headless Robot Is Providing Insights Into How Humans Walk." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 8 April 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980408081200.htm>.
Cornell University. (1998, April 8). It Might Wobble And Stagger, But Cornell's Headless Robot Is Providing Insights Into How Humans Walk. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980408081200.htm
Cornell University. "It Might Wobble And Stagger, But Cornell's Headless Robot Is Providing Insights Into How Humans Walk." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/04/980408081200.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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