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Frog Robot

I want the frog robot!

Using a multimaterial 3-D printer, a group of scientists led by Robert Wood at Harvard University created a froglike robot from both rigid and soft materials. [Nicholas W. Bartlett et al, A 3-D-printed, functionally graded soft robot powered by combustion]

The robot's body is stiff near the core control center, making it durable enough to be combustion-powered, while the bot's flexible outer edges help it stick the landing.

It could make friends with the dog robot bob's getting me.

By min | July 10, 2015, 9:19 AM | Science


If they could construct one powered by pollutants in the air, it would be a perpetual motion device until it left the confines of a large city.