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New drone can perch and rest like a bat to conserve battery

New drone can perch and rest like a bat to conserve battery

Researchers at Yale University have developed a UAV which uses nature-inspired robotic talons to “perch and rest” in places that would normally be inaccessible. The group, led by Kaiyu Hang, were looking to make drones that fly in a more energy efficient manner. They observed how birds and bats use structures to conserve their energy when taking off and landing. Mimicking ...

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