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  1. Gonna fly now

    With its outdoor fly lab for drone testing, U-M now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space. Plus: Robotics building breaks ground.

  2. U-M pioneers new walking robot

    New bot is loosely modeled on the cassowary, a flightless bird with backward-facing knees.

  3. U-M to build $75-million robotics hub

    Lab will feature fly zone for autonomous aerial vehicles, outdoor course for walking robots, and more.

  4. Media coverage of the University of Michigan — April 2015

    A. Alfred Taubman dies at 91 … Don’t eat for two while pregnant … Teen smoking falls, e-cigarettes rise … U-M breaks ground on new architecture facility … U-M robotics lab planned … VC in state faces $1.3B gap … Forbes names UMHS one of nation’s best employers … 3 earn Guggenheim fellowships … Death and your brain … M-City set to open … Facebook app aids genetic research.

  5. In our image

    Two-legged locomotion is the robotics industry’s next frontier. But how and why do we make machines that move like us?