By Peter Reuell, Harvard Staff Writer |June 13, 2017 |
Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, scientists George Whitesides and Alex Nemiroski have created a type of semi-soft robot capable of walking, using drinking straws, and inflatable tubing. The team was even able to create a robotic water strider capable of pushing itself along the water’s surface.
By Colin Durrant, Harvard Correspondent |June 13, 2017 |
Harvard's Ali Malkawi explains his efforts to create a house will be transformed into an energy-efficient headquarters and lab space for the Graduate School of Design's Center for Green Buildings and Cities.