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News Release 18-114

NSF announces awards for soft robotics research

Interdisciplinary research to engineer robots safer, more adaptable than rigid robots

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inflatable shoulder device

From soft, wearable, assistive shoulder devices to robots with programmable skins that allow them to alter their shapes to miniature robots made from muscle cells grown on an elastic filament, these NSF-funded FY2018 projects will tackle a variety of research challenges across a spectrum of applications.

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University


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