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Light-sensitive device walks like a worm

Eindhoven researcher Anne Hélène Gélébart holds the walking device

Led by Prof. Dick Broer, scientists from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology and America's Kent State University have created what they claim is "the world's first machine to convert light directly into walking." It actually undulates more than walks, and could ultimately be used for applications such as the transportation of small objects within inaccessible spaces.

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Category: Science

  • Kent State University
  • Polymer
  • Technical University of Eindhoven
  • Walk
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