A morphology-changing robot is potentially a good platform to embody and evaluate simulated robot morphologies.
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Wireless although ‘tethered’ to a laser beam for power. A next evolution of Washington University’s RoboBees.
Soft-body manta ray-inspired bot uses surrounding water as one of the electrodes to contract silicone pockets of hydrogel that flap the wings. It’s speedy, strong, temperature robust, wireless and almost invisible. Developed by Tiefeng Li of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. Article at ScienceMag and here’s the paper.
Learn electronics and programming building the nanomouse. Free online video lectures at Udemy.com, open 3D printable frame and all the electronics available in a kit for $100 kit. All parts details at Michael Backus’s Nanomouse site.