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The dawn of "soft robots"

by CBSTV Videos 5:38 mins

The dawn of "soft robots"

by CBSTV Videos 5:38 mins

Scientists have been garnering inspiration from nature to make biomimicry breakthroughs in robotics. David Pogue visits a zoo in Germany where an elephant's trunk is providing engineers with the blueprint for a soft robot. Don't miss "NOVA: Making Things Wilder," hosted by David Pogue, on PBS.

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