The Adorable, Autonomous Octobot

What’s the cutest, squiggliest robot in the world? It’s the Octobot, and it’s charting new territory for soft, autonomous robotics. This 3D printed machine merges robotics with a familiar soft robotics theme, the octopus. It looks as simple as a gummy candy. But researchers at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences…