iCandy: Phoning It In

Smartphones are dialed into medicine, motion pictures, and motoring

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Photo: Robert Shepherd/Harvard University/AP Photo
What good is a search-and-rescue robot if it can’t overcome obstacles to reach survivors? This series of photos shows a robot created by researchers at Harvard University contorting its soft body to get under a barrier that would prevent a similarly shaped rigid robot from proceeding.

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