Schematic of Proposed Climbing Robot (image) Toyohashi University of Technology Caption Schematic of proposed climbing robot. (a) Real leech. (b) LEeCH (Longitudinally Extensible Continuum-robot inspired by Hirudinea). Credit COPYRIGHT (C) TOYOHASHI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 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.