DARPA SHRIMP challenge developing microrobots for disaster relief

The U.S. military has been studying microrobots for years, but they tend to be simple machines with limited intelligence. Earlier this week, however, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched a new initiative to improve microrobots that are limited by size, weight and power (SWaP). DARPA SHRIMP (SHort-Range Independent Microrobotic Platforms) is a new competition to…

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