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World Cup for Robots
Teams of robots programmed for soccer go head-to-head in RoboCup 2001.


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Superhuman Subs
Design and stamina are put to the test when human-powered subs race for the finish in a giant naval testing tank.


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Teetering to Victory
MIT students build machines that battle for supremacy on a giant seesaw.


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Go, Team!
Robot soccer teams test their mettle in RoboCup 99. In these games, speed and strategy are the keys to victory.


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Roboflyers
Students compete to build a flying machine capable of autonomous flight.


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Mazes and Squiggles
The world’s best robots compete to navigate mazes and chase after tennis balls, to test out the latest artificial intelligence programs.


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Roboroach
Cockroaches and crickets serve as blueprints for agile robots that may one day explore inhospitable regions of the Earth or other planets.


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Swim Like a Fish
Scientists learn about the hydrodynamics of swimming from robots modeled on tuna and pike.


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