These 3D-printed soft robots can bounce without breaking.
Deep sea exploration isn’t just for marine biologists anymore. Saturn’s moon Titan is covered in seas of liquid hydrocarbons, and Europa and Enceladus likely harbor immense subglacial oceans. Here’s a look at some of the space submarine concepts devised by NASA and others to explore our Solar System’s alien seas.
Meet the floppy octobot of the future.
It's cuddly, and it can move objects up to 10 times its size!
Soft robotics could allow robots in the future to grasp specimens from the seabed without harming marine ecosystems in the process.
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