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Soft Power: The Rise of Bio-Friendly Robots

News   May 22, 2018 | Original Press Release from UC Santa Barbara

 
Soft Power: The Rise of Bio-Friendly Robots

A small, soft actuator made of liquid metals and flexible polymers is the soft analog of an electromagnetic motor. This image appeared on the cover of Advanced Functional Materials Credit: UC Santa Barbara

 
 
 

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