(NEWS.com.au) — It's like Prawn on a Treadmill, except terrifying and deadly.
Remember that old stand-up staple about how Daleks aren't scary because they can't go up stairs?
So... good luck even making it to a flight of stairs if DARPA's robot cheetah locks on to you.
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If you don't know who DARPA - the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - is, this is an excellent example of what they spend their billions in research grants on.
They actually built the cheetah last year in order to see how closely a machine could mimic nature as part of what they call their Maximum Mobility and Manipulation program.
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