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June 22, 2021

Soft robotic dragonfly called 'Drabot'

This completely soft robotic dragonfly, called "Drabot," can skim across water and react to environmental conditions such as pH, temperature or the presence of oil.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant ECCS 1542015.]

Learn more in the Duke University news story Soft robotic dragonfly signals environmental disruptions. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 22, 2021)

Credit: Vardhman Kumar, Duke University

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