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Scientists Trained a Spider to Jump on Command! | Nerdist

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Scientists Trained a Spider to Jump on Command! | Nerdist
What’s an engineer to do when they’re developing micro-robots and need some insight on mechanical movement? The first answer that comes to mind probably isn’t “Hope that some arachnid-studying scientists capture a trained jumping spider on film as it deliberately leaps from platform to platform and document the results in an exhaustive report.” But here we are. Initially, the scientists conducting this study at the University of Manchester couldn’t find the right spider. Enter Kim, the Regal Jumping Spider who learned in a matter of weeks how to propel herself from a takeoff platform onto a landing platform. According to...
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