Microdrones
Advances in computers and electronics have spurred  development of an increasing variety of small robots and microdrones. The technological results can swarm, fly, swim, and crawl around performing tasks from spying to collecting samples. About these photos: RoboBees created at Harvard robotics laboratory (upper left), Mini-robots developed at Sandia National Laboratory (upper right), Harvard University Microrobotic Fly (lower left) and Illustration of Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology from BAE Systems (lower right).  Photo credit: Kevin Ma and Pakpong Chirarattananon / Harvard Microbotics Lab, ENERGY.GOV / Flickr, US Air Force and BAE Systems

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