‘Robotic Blood’ Powers and Propels Synthetic Lionfish

Penn Engineering
Jul 1 · 3 min read
Pikul and his colleagues at Cornell designed this soft robotic lionfish. The “blood” in the darker areas serves as both a battery and a hydraulic fluid that moves the fish’s fins and tail. This kind of double-duty can make for more efficient robots.
James Pikul

Penn Engineering

University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science

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