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Image of the Day: The Imitation Game

The Scientist - Fri 14 Sep 18

A bioinspired robot helps researchers study insect flight.

Watch this robotic fruit fly swoop, dive and perform impressive flips

Newscientist - Fri 14 Sep 18

DelFly is a robot that flies through a room with as much agility as a real fly using its flappy wings. It is also helping researchers understand how insects move

DelFly Nimble MAV is the closest thing yet to a robot fruit fly

Gizmag - Fri 14 Sep 18

For 13 years now, a Dutch research team has been building autonomous flying robots inspired by the humble fruit fly. Now, with the DelFly Nimble, they've achieved their closest mimic ...

Robotic-flapper maneuvers and fruitfly turns

Science Now - Thu 13 Sep 18

Novel flying robot mimics rapid insect flight

TechXplore - Thu 13 Sep 18

A novel insect-inspired flying robot, developed by TU Delft researchers from the Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab), is presented in Science (14 September 2018). Experiments with this first ...

Novel flying robot mimics rapid insect flight, ScienceDaily - Thu 13 Sep 18

Dutch researchers created a drone that flies like a fruit fly

Techspot - Fri 14 Sep 18

A joint team of engineers and scientists from Delft University of Technology’s Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab) and Wageningen University & Research have created an autonomous winged ...

The DelFly Nimble robot can fly like a real insect

The Verge - Fri 14 Sep 18

A research project from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands created the latest iteration of the DelFly robot called the Nimble. It’s a super agile robot with ...

Watch this robot fly like a real insect

TechCrunch - Fri 14 Sep 18

The DelFly is a super light, super agile robot that flies like a real insect. By using a quad-wing flapping system, this odd little bot can flit, hover, and land like a fruit fly. Part of a ...

WATCH: Flapping Robot Sheds Light On How Fruit Flies Move

KQED Science - Thu 13 Sep 18

The scientists were inspired by the super-agile fruit fly. And by designing this robot, they've figured out some of the mysteries of one of the fly's fanciest maneuvers.

Scientists develop new flying robot that mimics the flight of a fruit flies

Daily Mail - Thu 13 Sep 18

Researchers behind the robot, from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, say it can hover, dart left or right and even do a barrel roll.

This nifty flying robot can hover, bank, and turn as deftly as a fruit fly

Ars Technica - Thu 13 Sep 18

Dutch scientists built the robot to shed light on aerodynamics of insect flight.

This insect-inspired robot can fly a kilometer on a charge with its flappy wings

TechCrunch - Thu 13 Sep 18

The incredible agility of the common house or fruit fly puts every drone and robot to shame, but devices inspired by them are beginning to catch up. A new four-winged flapping robot not only ...

Autonomous flapping robot mimics fruit fly manoeuvres

The Engineer - Mon 17 Sep 18

Engineers from TU Delft in the Netherlands have created an agile, autonomous flying robot that uses flapping wings to control its flight in a similar way to a fruit fly. Known as DelFly Nimble, ...

A New Robotic Fly Dips and Dives Like the Real Thing

Wired Science - Thu 13 Sep 18

Inspired by a fruit fly, this tiny robot insect manages to twist and bank with astonishing speed.

Watch: Insect-inspired flying robot

The Hindu - Sat 15 Sep 18

Named DelFly Nimble, the robot can hover on the spot and fly in any direction with high agility.