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Tinkerclass (Week 1 Day 1): Hugomatic 3000 And The Future of Soft Robotics

Sometimes, the cold, metallic touch of a robot doesn’t quite cut it; whether that be when studying small, delicate jellyfish in the wild … or building the world’s most advanced huggable robot! After Mindy learns all about the science of soft robotics and their use in  helping researchers handle delicate deep sea creatures, she sets out to use this cutting edge technology to make an all new kind of huggable robot that squeezes … but never crushes. Originally aired 12-16-19.