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Using snakelike skin, this robot from Harvard researcher Ahmad Rafsanjani, has the ability to crawl. Using a technique similar to origami called kirigami, the skin is created using cutting as well as folding. The cut out skin is wrapped around … Continue reading
A study published this week in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) is authored by researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The researchers have developed artificial muscles capable of lifting 1,000 … Continue reading
A Harvard University professor, Kevin Kit Parker, has produced a robotic stingray. The robot is made of an elastomer body, a gold skeleton and a muscle layer made from artificial rat heart cells. The rat heart cells have been genetically engineered … Continue reading
Harvard’s Microbiotics Lab has been working on a robotic bee for a decade. Now, thanks to electrostatic adhesion, the robotic bee can perch and take off again. Electrostatic adhesion is similar to rubbing a balloon on your head and sticking … Continue reading