'Toddler' Takes a Robotic Step Forward

Left to right: Delta, MIT and Cornell walking robots. i i

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Left to right: Delta, MIT and Cornell walking robots.

Left to right: Delft, MIT and Cornell walking robots.

Steven H. Collins

Scientists have developed a robot that "learns" to walk with each step, allowing it to mimic human movement. The robot — called "Toddler" — is featured in this week's issue of the journal Science. NPR's Nell Boyce reports.

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