News tagged with soft robots

Video: Stretchy wires for the future

Scientists at Duke Chemistry, NC State Engineering and the University of California – San Diego have teamed up to create stretchable, flexible wires that conduct current and change colors to indicate they're about to reach ...

dateSep 03, 2018 in Engineering
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Printing the 'soft' robots of the future

Three-dimensional printing offers unique advantages, but still faces many challenges, for fabricating small, flexible robots that can navigate through the human body and other confined spaces, according to a review in the ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in Engineering
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Robotic crystals that walk n' roll

Scientists at Waseda University may have come a step closer to innovating soft robots to care for people. Its material, however, is something you may have never expected.

dateFeb 21, 2018 in Robotics
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Artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

Soft robotics has made leaps and bounds over the last decade as researchers around the world have experimented with different materials and designs to allow once rigid, jerky machines to bend and flex in ways that mimic and ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Engineering
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