8 SNAKE ROBOTS CRAWLING YOUR WAY
Robots can take on all kinds of animal- and human-inspired shapes. We have cheetahs, sand fleas and fish. But if you want a robot to get into small spaces humans can't access, the snake is the way to go.
"They could be used for pipe inspection, or there's a small one to do minimally invasive surgery like a laparoscope," said Howie Choset, a professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, who makes snake robots a specialty.
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