Bug (IMAGE) Johns Hopkins University Caption Johns Hopkins undergraduate Emily Palmer peers into a transparent enclosure where a spider cricket prepares for its close-up before high-speed video cameras that will capture its powerful jumping ability in slow motion. The mechanical engineering research is designed to study biological skills that could lead to a new generation of tiny robots. Credit Will Kirk/Johns Hopkins University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content 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.