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A slimy self-healing gel helps a robotic snail to slither

A snail-inspired soft robot moves along a reflective surface.

A 0.5-centimetre-long strip of self-healing, conductive gel (silver) links the battery and the motor of a robotic snail. Credit: Y. Zhao et al./Nature Electron.

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Nature 615, 565 (2023)



  1. Zhao, Y. et al. Nature Electron. (2023).

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