This Robot Looks Like a Velociraptor and Runs 100 Meters in 7.8 Seconds​

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June 18 2014 5:29 PM

The Bipedal Robot That's Faster Than Usain Bolt

It's modeled after the velociraptor.

South Korean researchers have developed a bipedal robot which they claim to be the fastest in the world. The robot—modeled after the velociraptor—features hooked, carbon-composite legs, and can run 100 meters in 7.8 seconds.

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