‘Walking’ marathon set for robots in Japan

Osaka, Japan (UPI) Feb 23, 2011 Japanese researchers say they are set to conduct a 26-mile marathon that will test the endurance of its participants: five walking robots. The robots have been entered in a race beginning Thursday that will see them attempt to complete 422 laps of a 100-meter indoor track in Osaka, NewScientist.com reported Wednesday. All the entrants must be able to walk on two legs and will be

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