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Harvard Robots Can Jump
2013-02-14 18:48:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The science fiction story of Isaac Asimov´s I, Robot is coming one step closer to science fact, as Harvard researchers create soft robots that can jump. Researchers at Harvard University designed a soft robot that can leap up to a foot in the air, which is a feat that one day could help the future companions avoid objects, or run from people. “Initially, our soft robot systems used pneumatic pressure to...