Squishy Robotic Fingers Grasp Undersea Specimens
A report by the Harvard Office of Technology development recently reported that Baruch College marine biologist David Gruber and Harvard engineer and roboticist Robert J. Wood successfully demonstrated soft robotic grippers able to collect underwater specimens. The two scientists have been recognized as Emerging Explorers by the National Geographic Society. To see amazing video of their testing the soft gripping fingers in the Gulf of Eilat in the northern Red Sea,click here.