[Science & Tech] New Octopus-Like Robot Paves the Way in Soft Robotics - Trendintech (press release)

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Robot octopus is first step toward building the Cthulhu of our dreams
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Good news for people who love terrifying news: scientists have developed a soft-bodied robot octopus capable of propelling itself around underwater, wedging itself into tiny crevices between rocks, and (maybe one day) dragging swimmers to their doom so ...
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This Squishy Robot Octopus Is Changing Robotics
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Science fiction has spoiled us. When we think of robots, we're likely to imagine solid, hulking masses like R2D2, the Transformers, or Cylons. But leading roboticists paint a more malleable picture — soft robots that can squeeze into tight spaces and ...
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New Robot Octopus Needs Fart to Work
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They use an octopus-shaped mold filled with liquid silicone to form the body and printed the legs as an inner structure using 3D printers and incorporated it with a very small and soft central control system called microfluidic logic circuit that ...


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