FlipperBot Robot (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Caption FlipperBot moves through a bed filled with poppy seeds in the Georgia Tech School of Physics. The research, which also included a study of sea turtle hatchlings, provides new information on the principles governing locomotion on granular surfaces. Credit Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.