The robot from Florida-based Team IHMC Robotics takes a tumble as it tries to walk over rubble. This team came in second place and won a $1 million prize. DARPA Robotics Challenge hide caption

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At DARPA Challenge, Robots (Slowly) Move Toward Better Disaster Recovery
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NASA's RoboSimian is among the robots taking part in the Defense Department competition. The Space Agency may one day use it to explore caves on other planets. Dan Goods/JPL hide caption

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The Pentagon Wants These Robots To Save The Day
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President Obama has pledged millions of dollars to fuel research into understanding the workings of the human brain. Zephyr/Science Source hide caption

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Federal Brain Science Project Aims To Restore Soldiers' Memory
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