Perrin Schiebel with snake arena

Perrin Schiebel with snake arena

Perrin Schiebel, a recent Georgia Tech Ph.D. graduate, shows how snakes were placed into an arena to observe how they responded to obstacles. The snakes use an S-shaped wave to move through the sand and did not alter it when encountering a set of rubber pegs. (Photo: Allison Carter, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
Keywords
Snake, robot, light waves, diffraction
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 25, 2019 - 2:31pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 25, 2019 - 2:31pm