A modular building platform for the most ingenious of robots

Playground of new possibilities arises in constructing miniature soft-bodied machines

29 April 2021 Press Release Stuttgart Linda Behringer
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A submillimeter small soft machine that can change its shape.

A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) have developed a system with which they can fabricate miniature robots building block by building block, which function exactly as required.

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