• Liquid Metal Robots From Our Nightmares Could Also Save Lives - CNET

    12 days ago - By CNET

    These miniature robots can go almost anywhere thanks to two superpowers: melting and magnets.
    Read more ...

     

  • A person-shaped robot that can liquify and escape jail, all with the power of magnets

    12 days ago - By Phys.org

    Inspired by sea cucumbers, engineers have designed miniature robots that rapidly and reversibly shift between liquid and solid states. On top of being able to shape-shift, the robots are magnetic and can conduct electricity. The researchers put the robots through an obstacle course of mobility and shape-morphing tests. Their study was published January 25 in the journal Matter.
    Read more ...