23 Aug '16, 10am

Tiny robot caterpillar can push objects ten times its size

Tiny robot caterpillar can push objects ten times its size

Physics researchers at the University of Warsaw have created an innovative soft robot that packs a powerful punch for its size. Despite being only 15 millimeters long, this powerful machine can carry loads up to 10 times larger than itself. While soft robots inspired by caterpillars have been designed before, it’s been a challenge to build them at a natural scale due to the available parts simply being too large and inflexible.

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