Gentle Robots Made From Brown Seaweed to Explore Fragile Marine Environments

July 7, 2023

Biodegradable soft robots made from brown seaweed and hydrogels enable the exploration of fragile environments with minimal environmental impact. ~~~

Robots let scientists explore places humans can’t go, like distant planets, tiny crevices within archaeological sites, and the ocean floor. But traditional robots can be destructive, especially in environments that contain sensitive organisms, with marine habitats being one such example.

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