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A Tentacled, Flexible, Robotic Breakthrough

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 07:34 PM

For years, roboticists have yearned to develop a flexible machine that can explore tight spaces, repair dangerous equipment and potentially even conform to the human body.

Now one of the first members of this new breed of robots is almost here. It has sinewy arms, a powerful grip and the ability to work underwater without coming up for air.

Yes, it is an octopus.


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#2    Norbert the Incredible

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 08:01 PM

I can see all sorts of applications where this might be very useful. :blush:

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 01:22 AM

Japanese porn becomes a reality...

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 02:00 PM

Dr. Octavian would be proud. Watch out spider man.

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