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This new robotic gripper is gentle enough to handle eggs

The design of the robotic hand allows it to absorb energy from impacts during collisions, researcher say. This prevents whatever the robot is holding from breaking. Image: REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. - RC1DB67E6620

Charlotte HSU-Buffalo

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The robotic gripper uses repulsion between magnets to adjust the stiffness of its grip and absorb energy from collisions. This helps improve safety in industrial settings, and prevents objects like this dry piece of spaghetti from breaking.
Image: Douglas Levere/U. Buffalo

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