New self-healing soft robot material
Metallic polymer soft robotics development is a leap forward Metal Tech News - April 20, 2023
Last updated 5/3/2023 at 5:28am
Engineers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a soft polymer impregnated with gallium-indium liquid metal and silver micro-flakes to create a conductive material with self-healing properties. This marks a big step in the advancement of new materials for robotics, electronics, medicine, and the lesser-known field of "softbotics."