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Elephant trunk makes an excellent robot

An Asian elephant gently picks up some parsley with its trunk from a visitors hand at a Hamburg zoo in Germany.  Read more at http://www.star2.com/living/science-technology/2017/01/24/elephant-inspired-robotic-gripper-in-the-works/#KYpLTDYRWTFvQJue.99
An Asian elephant gently picks up some parsley with its trunk from a visitors hand at a Hamburg zoo in Germany. Read more at http://www.star2.com/living/science-technology/2017/01/24/elephant-inspired-robotic-gripper-in-the-works/#KYpLTDYRWTFvQJue.99


2017-01-24 - Atlanta, United States
Scientists hope to one day develop a robotic gripper modelled on the dexterous trunks of elephants. The boneless appendage can easily pick up objects as small as a peanut or as heavy as a log. But how do elephants regulate the force they apply with their trunk? Researchers who worked with an elephant at Zoo Atlanta in the United States say the secret is the ability to form a joint in the trunk at a location of the animal’s choice.



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