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Responsive soft robots inspired by sputtering ketchup bottle

13.07.2022

Image: White robot arm pointing a finger; Copyright: Rawpixel

A ketchup bottle may lead to soft robots being able to respond to their environment without the need for computer control. At the heart of the new AMOLF soft robot is a 'hysteretic valve', which can be recognized as a variant of a ketchup bottle opening.