Scientists develop Terminator-style stretchable liquid metal in breakthrough that could revolutionize soft robotics

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in News
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A new host of liquid metals that have applications towards soft robotics are making movies like 'The Terminator' transcend make-believe.

According to researchers, experimental liquid metals like gallium and other alloys, when supplemented with nickel or iron, are able to flex and mold into shapes with the use of magnets, much like the iconic movie villain, T-1000 from 'The Terminator 2: Judgement Day.'

While other such metals have been developed, they contended with two major drawbacks.

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