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Scientists Look to Elephants to Create Better Robots

December 17, 2018

In the modern world, technology is a real thing that has improved the lives of many people. Elephants are some of the most amazing animals in the world and they are now being studied for the next stage of robotics. The way that elephants use their trunks to eat food, or bring it to their mouths, is now being able to be implemented into new robots. This can be a revolutionary steps for next wave of robots.

Key Takeaways:

  • As time goes on, there are a lot more technological advances being made to help the world.
  • Scientists are continuously looking for new ways in which they can create better robots.
  • With the use of these elephants, scientists can incorporate strength and relevant smarts into these robots.

"“The elephant trunk is a single thing; it doesn’t change shape at all, but it is able to pick up food of different sizes, weights and masses, so the idea is that this will give us insight and information into how nature has solved this problem of how to pick up multiple things and then we can try to reproduce it.”"

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