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Insect Leg Sensors
This is a view of some tactile spine sensors used in the control of insect locomotion. The [i]Periplaneta americana[/i] specimen from which this leg came was provided by the Entomology Department, UIUC. The image captured using the Zeiss Light Microscope in the Microscopy Suite.
- John M. Hart , Computer Vision and Robotics Laboratory, Beckman Institute