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Sizing Up Robots


Sizing Up Robots
Because they’re used for a wide variety of roles, robots come in many different shapes and sizes…

Nanobot
As big as… A blood cell These chemically powered tiny robots are being developed to locate and even treat cancerous cells.
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Hummingbird
As big as… A human hand The Nano Air Vehicle (NAV) has been created for military operations, such as covert surveillance.
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HAL robot suit
As big as… A human leg The Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) suit is a robotic exoskeleton designed for rehabilitation after injury.
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Curiosity rover
As big as… A small SUV Currently the all-in-one lab is looking to establish whether life could ever have existed on Mars.
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Titan
As big as… A lamppost Articulated robot arms used in heavy industry are incredibly strong. KUKA’s Titan can lift up to a ton!