Zippy new jumping bot catches air again and again

Search-and-rescue version of ‘Salto’ could parkour through disaster scene rubble

Jumping robot

SUPER JUMPER  A little robot named Salto is an agile jumper that relies on a twisted latex spring to gain extra height. One day, robots like it could bound across rubble in search-and-rescue operations.

Stephen McNally and Roxanne Makasdjian/UC Berkeley

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