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Flexible Soft Robot

Researchers from Harvard University led by George M. Whitesides have created a 5 inch soft robot. The robot has air pumped into it that allows it to slither or crawl.  The robot is made out of elastomeric polymers and modeled … Continue reading

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Harvard Swarmbots

Researchers at Harvard University recently unveiled Kilobot, a low cost robot for use in swarm or group robotics. The robot costs around $14 each to make. The robots use a coin cell battery and 2 vibration motors to move.  Using … Continue reading

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Shape Shifting Material

Science researchers in Massachusetts have developed a material that can shape shift or fold in an origami fashion.  From the Harvard University press release: The sheet, a thin composite of rigid tiles and elastomer joints, is studded with thin foil … Continue reading

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