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Can a robot jump on water?

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Water-walking insects like the water strider have specialized legs that are designed to avoid breaking the surface tension during motion. But how do these insects manage to jump on water where extra force is needed to generate lift? To determine how these insects can launch off water, researchers studied their leg structure and made a water-jumping robot based on their findings. Read more http://scim.ag/1IO0ySX Read the research ($) http://scim.ag/1eDwDPa
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