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  • January 27, 2018

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Robots running on batteries and electricity are old news now as researchers have recently created worm-shaped robots that can run on moisture only.
Robots running on batteries and electricity are old news now as researchers have recently created worm-shaped robots that can run on moisture only.

Meet Hygrobots, the robots that run on humidity

Researchers from the Seoul National University have invented robots that can ‘inchworm’ forward by absorbing humidity from their surroundings. Named ‘Hygrobots’, the robots can crawl, twist back and forth and also like a snake.

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