Press

2016
• ASU Engineering News: BIRTH Lab looks to nature to inspire better robots

2014
• Secrets of the Sidewinder, By James Gorman, New York Times, October 9, 2014.
• Creepy Robots Help Researchers Understand the Mysterious Sidewinder Snake, By Rachel Feltman, Washington Post, October 9, 2014.
• Could This Sidewinder Snake Robot Help Search and Rescue Missions?, By Amina Khan, Los Angles Times, October 9, 2014.
• Rattlesnake Repertoire Boosts Snake-like Robot’s Skills, By Will Dunham, Reuters, October 9, 2014.
• Robot Snake Reveals Secrets of Sidewinders’ Distinctive Slither, By Devin Coldewey, NBC News, October 9, 2014.
• Rattlesnake Repertoire Boosts Snake-like Robots, By Will Dunham, Thomson Reuters, October 9, 2014.
• Robot Takes Cues from Deadly Rattlesnakes, By Rosanne Skirble, Voice of America, October 9, 2014.
•Sidewinding Snakebots Sinuously Summit Steep Sandy Slopes, By Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum, October 9, 2014.
• The Robotic Rattlesnake that Can Slither Through Sand Just Like the Real Thing, By Mark Prigg, Daily Mail, October 9, 2014.
• Snakes and Snake-like Robots SHow How Sidewinders Conquer Sandy Slopes, By John Toon and Byron Spice, Georgia Tech News Center, October 9, 2014.
• Secrets of the Sidewinder, By David Tenenbaum, Why Files, October 9, 2014.
• Sidewinding Snake-bot Slithers over Sandy Surfaces, By Aviva Rutkin, New Scientist, October 9, 2014.
• Snakes and Snake-like Robots SHow How Sidewinders Conquer Sandy Slopes, By Byron Spice, Carnegie Mellon News, October 9, 2014.
• Sidewinder Robots Slither Like Snakes, By Elizabeth Pennisi, Science Now, October 9, 2014.
• Rattlesnakes Tutor Robot on Dune Climbing, By Susan Milius, Science News, October 9, 2014.
• Unique Robots Reveal Secrets of Sidewinder Snake, By Jenna Iacuraci, Nature World News, October 9, 2014.
• Scientists Study Sidewinding Reptiles to Improve Snakebot, By Will Dunham, Christian Science Monitor, October 9, 2014.
• Snake Robots Crack Mystery of How Reptiles Climb Dunes, By Carrie Arnold, National Geographic, October 9, 2014.
• Cave Exploring Snake Robot Gets Inspiration from Sidewinders, By Ed Young, National Geographic Phenomena, October 9, 2014.
• Rattlesnake Repertoire Boosts Snake-like Robot’s Skills, By Will Dunham, Yahoo News, October 9, 2014.
• Carnegie Mellon’s Modular Robotic Snake is able to Traverse Sandy Environments, Thanks to Lessons Learned from Snakes, By Michelle Starr, CNET, October 9, 2014.
• Snake Robots! Slithering Machines Could Aid Search-andRescue Efforts, By Elizabeth Palermo, Live Science, October 9, 2014.
• Robot Snakes Mimic Sidewinders Perfectly, By Doug Horn, Design&Trend, October 9, 2014.
• Snake Robot Learns to Climb Sand Hills Better, By Moving Like a Sidewinder, By Ben Coxworth, Gizmag, October 9, 2014.
• Robot Snake Learns Secrets of Sidewinders, By Jonathan Webb, BBC News, October 10, 2014.
• Robot Trouser Snake Stiffens to Mount Slippery Mounds, By Lewis Page, The Register, October 10, 2014.
• Performance of Snake-like Robot Benefits from Analysis of Real-life Sidewinders, By Chuck Bednar, Red Orbit, October 10, 2014.
• Robot Snake can Conquer Hills and Slopes, By Stan Schroeder, Mashable, October 10, 2014.
• Scientists Develop Robotic Sidewinder Snake to help Search and Rescue Missions, By Charles Omedo, The Westside Story, October 10, 2014.
• Sidewinder Rattlesnakes Help Researchers Update Snakebot’s Skills, By Matt Mercuro, Auto World News, October 10, 2014.
• Snake-bot Uses Sidewinder Slither to Move Through Sand, By John Nassivera, Headlines&Global News, October 10, 2014.
• Sidewinder Rattlesnakes Flatten Themselves on Steeper Slopes to Increase Contact with Sand: Study, By Andrea Cordell, Uncover California, October 10, 2014.
• Snake Robots Could be Deployed On and Off Planet, By Byron Spice, Tech Swarm, October 10, 2014.
• Sidewinder Robot Scales Sandy Slopes with Ease, By Janet Fang, IFL Science, October 10, 2014.
• Sidewinder Inspires Scientists to develop Robot Snake that Conquers Sandy Slopes, By James Maynard, Tech Times, October 11, 2014.
• Could the Sidewinder Snake Help SAR Missions?, By Amina Khan, EMS World, October 11, 2014.
• New Robots Snake Their Way Up Sand, By Adithya Venkatesan, The Tartan, October 12, 2014.
• Snake Robots: Slithering Machines Could Help Search and Rescue Missions, By Beau Bondoc, Center for Robot Assisted Search and Rescue, Texas A&M University, October 13, 2014.
• Move Over Rover: Snakebot Slithers Like a Sidewinder, By Larry Greenemeier, Scientific American, October 13, 2014.
• Snake Robot Climbs Sand Dunes by Mimicking Sidewinder’s Slithering, By Mariella Moon, Engadget, October 13, 2014.
• CMU Researchers Eye Uses for Snakelike Machines, By Andrew Goldstein, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 14, 2014.
• Sidewinder Snake Inspires Robot, By Timothy Revell, The Naked Scientists, October 17, 2014.

2011-2013
• Hats off, By Rifat Sipahi, ASME, Nov. 10, 2011.
• Snakes Improve Search-and-Rescue Robots, By Jason Maderer, Georgia Tech News Room, Jan. 19, 2012.
• Snakes Improve Search-and-Rescue Robots: New Design Uses Less Energy, Science Daily, Jan. 19, 2012.
• Snake’s Rectilinear Locomotion Inspires More Efficient All-terrain Robot Design, By Darren Quick, Gizmag, Jan. 19, 2012.
• Snake Movement Inspires Robot Makers, UPI, Jan. 19, 2012.
• Snakes Improve Search-and-Rescue Robots, Science News Line, Jan. 19, 2012.
• Georgia Tech Rescue Robot Moves Like a Snake, Doesn't Look Like One, By Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Scales Pull Scale Bot Forward, By Jesse Emspak, Discovery News, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Search-and-Rescue Robots Inspired By Snakes, By Kate Taylor, TG Daily, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Search-and-Rescue Robots Mimics Movement of Snakes, The Engineer, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Snake Locomotion Inspires More Efficient Robot Design, By Laura Hopperton, Eureka, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Snake Movement Helps Search-and-Rescue Work, Reptile Channel, Jan. 20, 2012.
• New Robot for Search and Rescue Missions, Homeland Security News Wire, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Scalybot 2 Replicates the Movements of Snakes, World of Robotics, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Snake Locomotion Inspires New Design for More Efficient All-terrain Robots, Sify, Jan. 20, 2012.
• Scientist Designs Search and Rescue Robot that Use Less Energy, By Andy Choi, The A to Z Robotics, Jan. 21, 2012.
• Energy-efficient Ant-Snake Robots to Rescue!, By Tina Casey, Clean Technica, Jan. 22, 2012.
• Snake’s Rectilinear Locomotion Inspires More Efficient All-terrain Robot Design, Innovation Toronto, Jan. 22, 2012.
• How Snakes are Helping Scientists Build Energy-efficient Robots, By Kirsten Korosec, Smart Planet, Jan. 23, 2012.
• Snakes Improve Search and Rescue Robots, Space Daily, Jan. 23, 2012.
• Scalybot 2: Researchers Prove How Snakes ‘Can Help People’, World Daily, Jan. 25, 2012.
• Georgia Tech Team Builds Snakebots that Slither and Rescue, By Henri Kenyon, Government Computer News, Feb. 3, 2012.
• Snakebots Would Assist With Rescues, By Henri Kenyon, Defense Systems, Feb. 3, 2012.
• Snakes on an Inclined Plane, By Ben Stein, Inside Science, Feb. 28, 2012.
• Physicists Investigate How Snakes Move, By Ralf Krauter, Germany Radio, Feb. 28, 2012.
• Better Rescue Robots Mimic Snakes’ Great Grip, By Jaymi Heimbuch, Tree Hugger, Feb. 29, 2012.
• Snakes on an Inclined Plane, Physics Central, Feb. 28, 2012.
• Biomimetics: A Snake in Darwin’s Garden, By David Klinghoffer, Evolution News, March 1, 2012.
• Rescue Robots that Mimic Snake Movement, By Charlie Osborne, Smart Planet, March 1, 2012.
• New Robot to Search and Rescue, Inspired by Snakes, By Adriana, Ultra Future World, March 2, 2012.
• Scales Pull Snake Bot Forward, The Daily Globe, March 2, 2012.
• Was This Robotics Research Done Just as Setup for Pun?, By Rebecca Boyle, Popular Science, March 2, 2012.
• Snakes on an Inclined Plane Control Scales to Climb, By Lisa Grossman, New Scientist, March 2, 2012.
• Snake Inspires Climbing Robot, Laboratory Equipment, March 5, 2012.
• Robotic Zoo: Ten Animal-inspired Robots, By Charlie Osborne, Smart Planet, March 6, 2012.
• Discoveries, By Dragana Kovacevic, Discovery Channel Canada, March 6, 2012.
• Snakes Consciously Control Their Scales, British Science Association, March 6, 2012.
• Robotics in Motion, By Frances Richards, Motion System Design, April 1, 2012.
• Rescue Snakes, By Ann Thompson, WVXU, the Cincinnati NPR Affiliate, April 22, 2012.
• The Physics of Creepy Crawlies and Ravenous Plants, By Michael Lucibella, APS News, May, 2012.
• Snake’s Scales Propel Them Up Tree Trunks, By Jennifer Welsh, Yahoo News, June 12, 2012.
• Snake’s Scales Propel Them Up Tree Trunks, By Jennifer Welsh, MSNBC, June 12, 2012.
• Robots Can Scale Challenging Inclines, Inside Science Television, June 21, 2012.
• Do the Locomotion, By Rachael Maddux, Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine, March 8, 2013.

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