Why do you do this to me science? Why?
George Whitsides, a chemist from Havard, has led a team of robotic experts to combine two of my least favorite things; unsettlingly agile robots and unsettlingly agile cephalopods.
Using the squishy flexibility of squids as unholy inspiration, they have created "Soft Robot".
While this prototype is kind of clumsy (1:28 - 1:40 esp. - I'm not having nightmares about this one yet), it does make me fear a future where slippery overlords with electrodes for hearts squeeze under my door in the night.
THIS DOES NOT BODE WELL