Brains & Beakers: How to Make a Robotic Hand

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As a UC Berkeley Ph.D. candidate studying theoretical chemistry, Yael Elmatad studies phenomona like the quantum translation-rotation dynamics of confined molecules. And if your eyes start to glaze over just reading the end of that sentence, try to keep them open a few seconds more. Because it’s the application of that kind of theoretical work that allows engineers to build things like robotic hands.

In this episode of Brains & Beakers, we’re going to show you how to build one yourself. And, hey, why not — we’ll throw in some of the theory behind it too.

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