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The first soft ring oscillator gets plushy robots to roll, undulate, sort, meter liquids, and swallow./ Image: Harvard University

A soft ring oscillator allows soft robots to roll, undulate, sort, and swallow

Soft robots can’t always compete with the hard. But every year, soft robots gain new ability - they can simplify certain mechanical tasks, such...
Gripper Square. Harvard researchers have developed a platform for creating soft robots with embedded sensors that can sense movement, pressure, touch, and temperature.

New 3-D printing technique embeds sensing capabilities within robotic actuators

Harvard scientists have developed soft robots by taking inspiration from nature. The robot can crawl, swim, grasp delicate objects and even help a pulsating heart,...
Synthetic Muscles to Superpower Soft Robots

Synthetic Muscles to Superpower Soft Robots

Soft robotics has made a wide margin in the course of the most recent decade. Various scientists across the globe are experimenting with different materials...