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Spherical motors may expand robot mobility
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Engineers at Johns Hopkins University have implemented a spherical motor that can roll in any direction, rather than rotate on a single axis as conventional motors do. Spherical motors could enable omnidirectional "wheels" on everything from robots and forklifts to computer mice, developers say.


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