Reading, Searching, and Skimming

Paper 1: Thermally Tunable, Self-Healing Composites for Soft Robotic Applications (citation 40) Polyurethane foams and 3D-printed lattice structures were covered in wax and tested at various temperatures. The results indicated that wax-coated structures have the potential to act as a much more controllable medium for robotics, allowing for controlled changes and repairs to be made
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Crawlers | Inbar and Jason

Project Objectives VoidCrawler – Jason The main objective of this project was to create an alien creature that embodied the theme of “Void” through peculiar movement and anatomy. I wanted to offer people an experience of encountering a foreign, alien organism that blurred the lines between lifelike and lifeless. The project utilized silicone to emulate
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Microfluidics Wearables | Sunjana and Jina

Project Objective Our objective was to replicate microfluidics experiments from the paper ‘Venous Materials’ at a larger, more wearable scale, by using molds, silicone, and traditional bonding techniques. We wanted to explore various aesthetic effects of moving liquid from a silicone repository through a set of channels, where the motion would be actuated by physically
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