When it comes to picking up objects, we humans never think twice about how to grasp an item. However, this is a task that robots tend to struggle with, especially when outside of a structured setting.
Researchers at the Wyss Institute, Harvard SEAS and Boston University have developed a soft material microfabrication process for soft robotics.
The Royal Navy is diving deep into design for futuristic submarines. Four recently revealed concepts from the United Kingdom Naval Engineering Science and Technology Forum take inspiration from living things.