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Penguin-Inspired Propulsor (1 of 2)

Caption: This actuated spherical joint mimics a penguin shoulder while enabling compactness, rigidity and high motion frequencies, as well as unlimited rotation (propeller-like, not shown on the video) about a single shaft.

Credit: hepia/B.Sudki-M.Lauria-F.Noca

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