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Running Robot: MABEL is Now the World’s Fastest Two-Legged Robot With Knees

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A robot in a University of Michigan lab can run like a human—a feat that represents the height of agility and efficiency for a two-legged machine. With a peak pace of 6.8 miles per hour, MABEL is believed to be the world’s fastest bipedal robot with knees.

“It’s stunning,” said Jessy Grizzle, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. “I have never seen a machine doing a motion like this.” (more…)

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