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Chameleon’s elastic tongue inspires fast-acting robots

Chameleon’s elastic tongue inspires fast-acting robots

(upbeat music) – Chameleons, salamanders, and many toads use a stored elastic energy to land their sticky tongues at unsuspected insects, located up to 1 1/2 body lengths away, catching them within 1/10 of a second. If we could fabricate robots capable of performing such a large completed motion at high speed, we could actually …

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