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Underwater Robot "Fingers" Get a Grasp on Deep-Sea Life

News   Aug 02, 2018 | Original Press Release from the Wyss Institute

 
Underwater Robot "Fingers" Get a Grasp on Deep-Sea Life

This fully 3D-printed version of the grippers includes “fingernails” on the ends of the fingers to help pick up organisms that are sitting on hard surfaces, as well as mesh extensions between the fingers to keep samples secure. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

 
 
 

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