The Pleurobot robo-salamander crawls and swims like a real amphibian — TechCrunch

The mad roboticists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have produced another biomimetic mechanoid — this one based on the lithe locomotion of the salamander. “Pleurobot” imitates the amphibian’s ambulation with its own articulated vertebrae, allowing it to slither along on land or at sea. Read More

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Ellie Reed Cast In ‘Girlboss’ Netflix Comedy Series; Signed By CAA — Deadline

Stage and TV actress and writer Ellie Reed has has booked a co-starring role opposite Britt Robertson in Girlboss, Netflix’s 13-episode comedy series inspired by Sophia Amoruso’s popular autobiography. Additionally, she has signed with CAA for representation. Written/executive produced by Pitch Perfect scribe Kay Cannon and to be directed by Christian Ditter, Girlboss hails from Charlize Theron’s Denver…

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