This cute tentacle robot will make you feel like a tiny Cthulhu

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This cute tentacle robot will make you feel like a tiny Cthulhu

Not an Elder God or octopus, but still want to pick up things with tentacles? 

Look no further than this octopus-inspired soft robotic arm that you can use to manipulate objects. 

Created by the researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and Beihang University, the little tentacle arm can firmly grab and move objects such as eggs, iPhones, medicine balls, and, yes, live crabs. 

Got you, crab!

Got you, crab!

Image: Bertoldi Lab/Harvard… Read More

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