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Butterfly stroke propels swimming robot to record speed

The multistable, maneuverable soft swimming robot swims along an S-shape path

A robotic swimmer weighing only a few grams attains much higher speeds than other devices of its type. Credit: Yinding Chi

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Nature 611, 638 (2022)



  1. Chi, Y., Hong, Y., Zhao, Y., Li, Y. & Yin, J. Sci. Adv. 8, eadd3788 (2022).

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