Could the science behind flying snakes help create flying robots?

Jeff Anderson is a PhD student in Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech. He’s been working with researchers at the Socha Lab to study the mechanics of flying snakes. (Credit: Roxy Todd)

Have you ever wondered how flying snakes do their thing and fly?

Scientists at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia are working to uncover this mystery, and determine if the same technology could be applied to robots.

Roxy Todd explains.

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