Octopus arm reaches for soft-robot revolution (1:58)
Feb. 17 - A soft-bodied robotic octopus arm has been created by scientists in Italy. The waterproof limb is designed to mimic an octopus appendage as a model for underwater rescue robots of the future. British surgeons believe the technology could also be applied to an endoscope that can perform surgery. Jim Drury reports. ( Transcript )
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