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  • February 15, 2018

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One of the multiple conformations Hygrobot can take
One of the multiple conformations Hygrobot can take

Micro-bots and nanoparticles

Nanoscopic material manipulation has allowed scientists based at Seoul National University in South Korea to create a robot which harnesses the power of humidity to allow directional movement. Ho-Young Kim and colleagues took inspiration from nature’s plants which move almost exclusively through hydraulics, or the movement of fluid from one region of tissue to another.

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