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3D Printed Soft Quadruped

IEEE Spectrum, "3D-Printed Pneumatic Quadruped Robot Adapts to Rough Terrain",

Jacobs School News, "3D-printed soft four legged robot can walk on sand and stone", May 16, 2017.

CNN, "New 3D-printed robot can walk on sand and rocks", May 23, 2017.

NBC News, “Robotics Technology Saving Military Lives While Giving U.S. Forces Upper Hand”, May 16, 2017.

Tech Briefs, "3D-Printed Soft Robot ‘Walks’ on Any Terrain", May 24, 2017

Yahoo News, "This turtle-inspired soft robot can crawl over terrain like pebbles, sand", May 18, 2017

TechCrunch, "3D printing soft legs can help a robot walk across rough and rocky terrain", May 19, 2017.


Functionally Graded, 3D Printed Jumping Soft Robot

NBC News, “Robot Combines Hard Shell With Soft Body for Explosive Leaps”, Jul. 7, 2015.

Time, “How 3D Printing Helps Robots Tackle Their Greatest Obstacle”, July 14, 2015.

The Washington Post, “This jumping, squishy robot looks like a tiny UFO”, July 9, 2015.

Los Angeles Times, “Watch it jump! 3D-printed hopper could lead to better rescue robots”, July 9, 2015.

Business Insider, “This adorable explosion-powered robot hops around like a frog”, July 10, 2015.

Popular Mechanics, “Nearly Unbreakable Soft Robot Ignites Explosions to Jump”, July 9, 2015.

Popular Science, “Soft 3d-Printed Robot Propels Itself With Explosions”, July 10, 2015.

The Boston Globe, “Fire-powered 3-D printed robot can jump like a frog”, Jul. 9, 2015.


Soft Untethered Quadruped

Science, "2015: A Look Ahead", Jan. 2, 2015.

Harvard Gazette, "Cutting the cord on soft robots", Sept. 10, 2014.

New Scientist, "Rubbery robot battles flames, snow and gets run over", Sept. 5, 2014.

Computerworld, "Harvard team develops soft robot that stands up and walks on its own", Sept. 12, 2014.

The Washington Post, "This robot can withstand fire and snow, but that’s not its most impressive feature", Sept. 11, 2014.

IEEE Spectrum, "Freaky Soft Robot Walks Through Fire and Ice", Sept. 8, 2014.

Yahoo News, "Shape-Changing Robot Heralds Major Advance in Soft Robotics", Sept. 11, 2014.


Self-Folding Robots

NBC, "Botmakers, Unite! Origami Robots Could Start 'Transformer' Revolution", Aug. 7, 2014.

New York Times, "Origami Inspires Rise of Self-Folding Robot", Aug. 7, 2014.

CBS, "Watch origami robot spring to life", Aug. 7, 2014.

BBC, "Origami inspires self-folding robot design", Aug. 7, 2014.

Bloomberg, "Science Creates a Self-Folding Origami Robot (Made of Shrinky Dinks) ", Aug. 14, 2014.

The Wall Street Journal, "Self-Folding Robot Based on Origami", Aug. 7, 2014.

Time, "Origami-like Robot Folds Itself Into Shape and Walks Away", Aug. 7, 2014.

Canada.com, "A robot that folds itself up and walks away", Aug. 7, 2014.

IEEE Spectrum, "Self-Folding Origami Robot Goes From Flat to Walking in Four Minutes", Aug. 7, 2014.

Wired, "The Deep Design Thinking Behind MIT’s Incredible Origami Robot", Aug. 7, 2014.

NPR, "Transformer Paper Turns Itself Into A Robot. Cool!", Aug. 7, 2014.

CBC Radio: Quirks and Quarks, "Origami Robot Folds Itself", Sept. 13, 2014.


Self-Folding Structures

Chemistry World, "Flat-pack structures build themselves", July 3, 2013.

Wired, "Showtime: Robot Self-Assembly by Folding: A Printed Inchworm Robot", May 12, 2013.

IEEE Spectrum, "This Crawling Inchworm Robot Can Be Printed Out and Folds Itself", May 7, 2013.


Printable Robots

BBC, "Print-your-own-robots developed in US", April 4, 2012.

CBS, "Robots on demand: MIT aims for printable 'bots", April 4, 2012.

Popular Science, "Video: Design, Program, and Build a Customized Army of Robots In a Day", April 3, 2012.


Programmable Matter

Robots Podcast, "Programmable Matter", August 27, 2010.