The Robots of Tomorrow Aren't So Scary When They're Getting Beat Up

The Italian Institute of Technology's HyQ is one of many quadruped robots vying for the role of one day replacing horses and other means of transporting cargo over uneven terrain. So it makes sense that it would be put through exhaustive tests to ensure it could handle any situation—but none are as satisfying as… » 3/14/14 12:20pm 3/14/14 12:20pm