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    Squid Teeth Could One Day Help Repair Your Ripped Clothing
    Popular Science
    Squid ring teeth aren't actually used to eat--they're the small sharp teeth found along the suction cups on a squid's tentacles. Proteins extracted from the squid teeth were used to help create a coating for fabrics that helps bind together ripped ...
    Toward clothes that fix their own ripsScience Daily
    US researchers create self-healing fabricAnadolu Agency

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    How squid teeth will one day fix torn clothing
    Mother Nature Network (blog)
    What's remarkable about this self-healing coating is that it's derived from squid ring teeth (SRT). The tentacles of some squid have evolved to include suction cups that contain a ring of razor-sharp teeth. This allows them to easily latch onto and ...
    Squid protein makes textiles self-healing - EngadgetEngadget
    Squid teeth promise key to self-repairing clothesE&T magazine
    Clothes that heal themselves through the power of squid teethCNET
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    This adorable robot octopus is powered by farts
    The Verge
    The latest addition to a growing menagerie of octopus-robots has a lot going for it: It's small, completely squishy, it doesn't need a battery — and it farts. The adorable palm-sized robot is the work of a team of engineers from Harvard University ...
    Soft robot octopus uses chemical fuel gut to explore untetheredNew Scientist
    Creepy robot octopus moves by pumping chemicals through its bodyMashable
    Harvard 3D Printed A Soft Robot OctopusPopular Science
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    Scientists Hope Octopus-Inspired 'Octobot' Will One Day Explore the Human Body
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    Michael Wehner, Research Associate in Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering at Harvard University's Wyss Institute, told Radio Sputnik that creating octopus-based soft robot "has been something of the holy grail" for scientists working in soft ...
    1st ever self-contained, fully soft tiny octopus-shaped robot inspired by sea creature's movementsNational Daily Press
    Meet Octobot, a robot that's a real softie, and cheapWIAT 42
    Harvard's Soft-Bodied Robot Octobot Runs On Hydrogen Peroxide And Can Revolutionize RoboticsTech Times
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