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/r/roboticsfeed Robot transitions from soft to rigid - roboticsbot View New | View Hot

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By Leah Burrows Even octopuses understand the importance of elbows. When these squishy, loose-limbed cephalopods need to make a precise movement — such as guiding food into their mouth — the muscles in their tentacles contract to create a temporary revolute joint. These joints limit the wobbliness of the arm, enabling more controlled movements. Now, […]

Posted 5 months ago