If you harbor fears of the robot apocalypse, this little piece of technology won't put your mind at ease. The Pentagon has teamed up with universities to develop an attack-proof worm that can squirm its way through tight spaces, navigate rough terrain and withstand heavy blows. You know, all the things needed to take over humanity. And they're not done:
Other examples include a robotic "cheetah" that can run at speeds of 18mph (29km/h), a micro-aircraft equipped with a camera that looks like a hummingbird, and AlphaDog - a four-legged robot designed to carry soldiers' gear.