Researchers create ‘flying whale’ robot to move around within body

Business Recorder

May 17, 2019

"Scientists at Dartmouth and City University of Hong Kong have created a tiny 3D-printed robot that incorporates a flapping whale-flukes-like tail and wings that can fold up or down as required," writes Business Recorder. ...

... “With this technology we can create soft transformable robots with unprecedented maneuverability,” said researcher Zi Chen. “Our inspiration came from transformable toys that have different configurations and functionality. The result is no toy, it may literally change people’s lives.”

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