Soft robot

An ultrathin, ‘artificial muscle’ for soft robotics

In recent years, soft robotics has gained increasing attention due to their advantages like high flexibility and safety for human operators. However, its fabrication...

Ultra-gentle robotic gripper grasps and releases jellyfish without harming them

Jellyfish are about 90% water, and quite fragile, which makes them very difficult to study. Robots' heavy grip might not be a problem when...

Self-healing robot can sense and fix damage thyself

Despite its importance and considerable demands, the field of soft robotics faces a number of fundamental scientific challenges. It has not been fully clarified...

An easy-to-implement toolkit to create HASEL artificial muscles

The field of soft robotics challenges the conventional definition of a robot by replacing motors, gears, and metal with components inspired by those found...

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