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Tag: Soft Robots

‘Octobot’ is the world’s first soft-bodied robot

A robot that consists entirely of soft materials has been developed by researchers at the Harvard University. Its the first completely soft-bodied robot, dubbed the “Octobot.” Earlier when soft robots were manufactured, they still needed to be linked to, or contain, something ‘hard’ to function. But the team of scientists have thus managed to get …

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Nature: Soft Robots

Robots aren’t usually soft and squidgy. But inspired by the octopus, engineers are creating robots that can twist their way around problems that rigid robots can’t handle.