MIT researchers have created what they say is the first self-contained soft robot. In this case, a fluid robot fish that is powered by water, can react to its environment and is soft to touch. (July 11)
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 14, 2015) The field of soft robotics is taking shape and researchers are developing technologies ranging from tattoo-like smartphones to squishy robots that can monitor your health. Ben Gruber reports.
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AP (Apr. 7, 2016) More than twenty Silicon Valley robotics companies showed off their laterst offerings as robot makers and enthusiasts gathered for the annual Silicon Valley Robot Block Party. (April 7)
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Newsy (Mar. 3, 2016) Scientists made a robot out of a stretchy, glowing electronic skin. It's part of a new field of research on flexible or soft electronic devices.
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