soft robotics

A Lego system for building robots

A Lego system for building robots

Scientists have developed a system with which they can fabricate miniature robots building block by building block, which function exactly as required.

Artificial muscle technology for robotics

Artificial muscle technology for robotics

Mechanical engineers have developed a new high-performance artificial muscle technology that enables robots to motion more human-like.

Algorithm designs soft robots that sense

Algorithm designs soft robots that sense

Deep learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

Researchers have developed a method to produce graphene-enhanced hydrogels with an excellent level of electrical conductivity.

How soft robots can turn rigid on demand

How soft robots can turn rigid on demand

Researchers have developed a new type of control system that may broaden robots’ range of tasks and allow safer interactions with people.

Robotics: Soft pumps power artificial muscles

Robotics: Soft pumps power artificial muscles

Robotic clothing that could help people to move more easily is a step closer to reality thanks to the development of a lightweight power system for soft robotics.

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