This BEAR robot might save your life, according to VECNA Robotics, which designed the robot to locate, lift, and rescue people injured on the battlefield, a mine shaft, or a toxic spill.
The BEAR robot, short for Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot, can lift 500 lbs and is being developed with funding from the U.S. Military.
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