NSF announces awards for soft robotics research

inflatable shoulder device The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing $20 million in 10 research awards to push forward the frontiers of engineering research in soft robotics.
"Configurable, strong, mobile robots could safely explore environments too hostile for humans, such as disaster zones and the deep ocean," said Dawn Tilbury, NSF's assistant director for Engineering. "They could allow unprecedented extension of human perception and action to places we've only dreamed about, opening up vast ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=297532&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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