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RoboBee Powered by Soft Artificial Muscles

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Roboticists are inspired by nature all the time to improve their designs. Researchers at SEAS and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new RoboBee powered by soft artificial muscles. It can survive crashing into walls, falling on the floor, and colliding with other RoboBees.

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As the researchers explain, the soft actuators can be easily assembled and replaced. With a 4-wing, two-actuator model, these bots can fly in cluttered environment and overcome multiple collisions. An 8-wing, 4 actuator version demonstrated controlled hovering flight.


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