Soft robot Venus flytrap (IMAGE) North Carolina State University Caption Researchers from North Carolina State University have come up with a new design for thermal actuators, which can be used to create rapid movement in soft robotic devices. Credit Shuang Wu, NC State University Usage Restrictions Attribution must be given. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.