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You can do that -- the cutting edge of modern technology at Harvard features a robotic -- Developing what might be the first ever rubberized.
A flexible remote control device limber enough to wiggle through tight spaces.
And the possibilities my next guest says her analysts Bill Nye the Science Guy on bill good morning -- -- I'm good my voice is fine bill -- voice sounds great I I feel great I just sound like him and other 50%.
You say -- -- was not done sooner what are the benefits of this little.
-- thing here.
It would only think of robots you might think of science fiction movies where you got -- -- years.
The -- belts and so on -- but this thing has no hard parts.
So it gets its stiffness.
From air in this case and rebels say also just looking at it looks like you're humans operating it doesn't work like it's our program.
A computer program where they've worked out the details of timing at which -- there's -- front of -- -- but it works the same way.
That's fighters -- that's how spiders extend their appendages.
By pumping blood.
Into their legs and intending.
But this guy does it.
With air jet -- seven they're they're sending -- through this device and that's what gives with the movement.
Yeah -- so there's those tubes coming out detailed error or where air -- and then what looks like they've worked out.
Is this thing where it always -- the same way and it corals in sequence like I think there are a little.
Gaps are openings between each of the -- chambers and I wouldn't be surprised if it would have been manufactured by.
By so called a printing.
Or rapid prototyping I mean it's good -- I -- that's good moves down -- down the sidewalk but what you say the key here is that it's it's.
Operated by computer.
-- no I think I -- a significant.
-- will be one days and then you could programs such a thing to automatically find its way around corners.
Under doors you could look for people after earthquakes you could have manufacturing processes where you.
Want to -- things and hold them while you put the label on the bottle and so on without the drawback of of accidentally brushing them and so this is just the next step but I think the real key is -- two things.
Mass producing materials to have different -- is.
From front to back.
And that'll because controlling their roughness or -- Rossi and mature than the other thing is that computer programming that.
The softness is ourselves assault -- what what I think of a robotic device though I think about metal.
Or or or steel and that this is not that right -- this -- And so comments it's a gorgeous thing and so you you achieve stiffness with pressure.
It's as simple as not -- -- dutrow and last year at Harvard apparently well this is by the way.
I think it's good that's good way to go you guys they they -- off their engineering school.
I think in 2007 that's good and I remind everybody.
Of course have your babies grow up to be newscasters bill that's great.
What we've -- their business drove to be engineers.
And we mean he's -- I give Harvard a gold star thank you build literacy that was the dramatic.
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