This Shape-Shifting Material Mimics Octopus Skin
I'm waiting for my octopus suit.
This Creepy Soft Robot Can Wiggle Inside Your Body
It "grows" like a vine, up to 72 metres.
This Soft Robot Squeezes the Heart to Pump Blood
It doesn't make contact with blood, which helps reduce the risk of stroke.
Researchers Find the ‘Holy Grail’ of Soft Robotics
A breakthrough for artificial, robotic muscles.
Octopus-Inspired Robots Are Something Straight Out of ‘The Matrix’
Let’s hope we never run into one of these things underwater, yeah?
'Mood Robots' Express Themselves by Changing Colour Like Octopuses
Well, this is adorable.
Your Body Is Made of Hydrogel, and Soon Robots Could Be Too
Researchers made hydrogels that are 90 percent water but extremely adhesive.
This Weird Robot Hand Won’t Let Go of the 90s
Nostalgia is only human.
This 80s Japanese Robot Looks Suspiciously Like a Bunch of Dicks
It's a "flexible microactuator”? Yeah, OK.
This 3D-Printed, Bio-Inspired Bot Can Jump Six Times Its Body Height
”The wonderful thing about soft robots is that they lend themselves to abuse."
Just a Tentacled Micro-Robot Clutching a Helpless Ant
No big deal.
Here’s a Squishy Robotic Hand Grabbing a Pumpkin (and Other Inanimate Objects)
Soft robots could revolutionize surgery and search and rescue operations. But they’ve already forever changed how we handle pufferfish.