Swallow A Robot?
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Researchers at Stanford University are working on a unique small-scale robot. This magnetic miniature machine moves by dynamic origami inspired folding and has amphibious capabilities. We speak with Dr. Renee Zhao, to hear firsthand about how her soft robotic systems operate and how you might end up ingesting them in the future.

 

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