An artist's impression of the robot that propels itself through water without motors or batteries – ...


When we think of robots, we normally think of motors and batteries and electronics, but engineers at Caltech and ETH Zurich have created a swimming robot that's powered by material deformation. That means it's made using materials that change shape in response to temperature swings, and that deformation pushes the device through water.

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