Door-Opening Robot and more — Mind Blow #118

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Door-Opening Robot (0:00)
SpotMini Opens Door: https://youtu.be/fUyU3lKzoio
The New SpotMini: https://youtu.be/kgaO45SyaO4
DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals: https://youtu.be/FRkYOFR7yPA
DARPA RC Robot Fails: https://youtu.be/7A_QPGcjrh0
Robot Walking on Sand: https://youtu.be/0l9si8Fhfxo
Moravec’s Paradox: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moravec%27s_paradox

Baby Dumbo Elephant (1:51)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: http://www.whoi.edu/
Study: http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30034-4
Dancing Octopus: https://youtu.be/fDxBVZhZZwI

Kindness of Rats (2:39)
Study: http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(18)30003-4
Summary: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/news/archive/2018/title,1904007,en.php

Israeli D-MARS (3:08)
D-MARS: https://www.d-mars.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceAnalog

RCA Video Disc Player (4:15)
Video: https://youtu.be/Chgt9y0Insw

Inkjet Bioprinting (4:45)
Study: https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201703716
Summary: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/2018/se/new-printing-technique-uses-cells-and-molecules-to-recreate-biological-structures.html
Video: https://youtu.be/kwf-DS0Wd5Y

African Matabele Ants (5:11)
Study: http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/285/1872/20172457
Video: https://youtu.be/jrBHdODi7WE

AT&T Data Phone, 1961 (6:49)


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Written and Edited by Matthew Tabor

Select Music By Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/user/JakeChudnow

Ending Song – Going Down: http://bit.ly/PHS3Xn

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