Making a Robot Lobster Dance

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Science  07 Apr 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5463, pp. 82
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5463.82

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It's one thing to make a robot walk, quite another to make it engage in all the complex behavior that a biological organism might demonstrate. But that's what a neurophysiologist is trying to achieve with his robot lobster, which has been designed to function as an underwater, remote-sensing autonomous vehicle.