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Get a Grip: Robotic Hand Made From Balloon and Coffee Grounds

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Credit: John Amend, Cornell University It is tough picking things up; one has to coordinate fingers and get feedback. It is harder still to make a robotic hand that can master the complexities. We have a tendency build these things in our own image, what Fast Company calls "Terminator Style." Heinrich Jaeger throws that out the window, and has built a hand that can pick up almost anything out of a balloon, coffee grounds and a vacuum pump. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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