Photos of the Day: 'RoboClam' digs with extreme efficiency
A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a digging robot — dubbed the “RoboClam” — inspired by the Atlantic razor clam. The RoboClam digs so effectively by changing the surrounding soil into liquid.
An example of the RoboClam’s hands.
Soil samples. The RoboClam could serve a variety of applications from anchoring underwater robots to subsea cable installation and mine neutralization.