This Unstoppable Robot Could Save Your Life

16 apr 2021
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This robot has applications to archaeology, space exploration, and search and rescue - with a simple elegant design inspired by a plant. Sign up to Morning Brew for free today: ve42.co/mb
Make your own Vine Robot! - www.vinerobots.org
Special thanks to A/Prof. Elliot Hawkes, Nicholas Naclerio, Margaret Coad, David Haggerty for appearing in this video and showing off your amazing robots. For more info on vine (and other types of) robots check out ve42.co/HawkesLab, and ve42.co/CHARM
Research at UCSB supported in part by the National Science Foundation grant 1944816, by an Early Career Faculty grant from NASA’s Space Technology Research Grants Program, and by the Packard Foundation.
B-roll footage of robots from the supplementary materials of (Hawkes et al., 2017) ve42.co/VineVideos, and from Stanford University ve42.co/StanfordVideo
Additional info on the intubation vine robot here: www.wardenchem.com/vine
References: Hawkes, E. W., Blumenschein, L. H., Greer, J. D., & Okamura, A. M. (2017). A soft robot that navigates its environment through growth. Science Robotics, 2(8). - ve42.co/Hawkes2017
Coad, M. M., Blumenschein, L. H., Cutler, S., Zepeda, J. A. R., Naclerio, N. D., El-Hussieny, H., ... & Okamura, A. M. (2019). Vine robots: Design, teleoperation, and deployment for navigation and exploration. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 27(3), 120-132. - ve42.co/Coad2019
Blumenschein, L. H., Coad, M. M., Haggerty, D. A., Okamura, A. M., & Hawkes, E. W. (2020). Design, modeling, control, and application of everting vine robots. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 7. - ve42.co/Blumenschein2020
Haggerty, D. A., Naclerio, N. D., & Hawkes, E. W. (2019, November). Characterizing environmental interactions for soft growing robots. In 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (pp. 3335-3342). IEEE. - ve42.co/Haggerty2019
Naclerio, N. D., Hubicki, C. M., Aydin, Y. O., Goldman, D. I., & Hawkes, E. W. (2018, October). Soft robotic burrowing device with tip-extension and granular fluidization. In 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) (pp. 5918-5923). IEEE. - ve42.co/Naclerio19
Special thanks to Patreon supporters: Anna, Mac Malkawi, Michael Schneider, Oleksii Leonov, Jim Osmun, Tyson McDowell, Ludovic Robillard, jim buckmaster, fanime96, Juan Benet, Ruslan Khroma, Robert Blum, Richard Sundvall, Lee Redden, Vincent, Marinus Kuivenhoven, Alfred Wallace, Arjun Chakroborty, Joar Wandborg, Clayton Greenwell, Pindex, Michael Krugman, Cy 'kkm' K'Nelson, Sam Lutfi, Ron Neal

Edited by Trenton Oliver
Animation by Ivan Tello
Filmed by Derek Muller
Thumbnail by Ignat Berbeci
Music by Jonny Hyman and from Epidemic Sound epidemicsound.com

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  • 6:48

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  • Hope to see this on Jackass 4......

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  • I thought I was watching a plant growing from inside a plastic tube, time lapsed.

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  • “And what else can you think of to do with it” 😏

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  • Any one else make these with the wrappers from those long frozen ice pops as a kid?

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  • I have a feeling there's going to be someone who uses it as, not intubation, but a "urethral catheder"

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  • Endless idea's for this. Amazing

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  • 0:40 - 0:42 You’re welcome

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  • Something tells me air compressors don’t work on mars

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  • I recall there was a case where some ppl are trapped in underground caves and there water inside. the robot could go under the water and probe to find where the trapped survivors are,.. going through narrow spaces and such.. if it reach them.. it can essential provide them with air via the tube and other things like drinking water.

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  • I feel this will lead to the scariest form of robot porn...

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  • I'm from Russia and I watch your videos, but I watch your videos from another channel that does Russian voice acting. But I still go to your channel looking for the right video and put a like. It was you who instilled in me a love for physics and I would like to say a huge thank you! You probably won't even read this comment, but I still want to write it. Thanks!

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  • This is too good Appreciate This is how science should be used we need robots like this rather robots like Sophia and her other relative clans who claim to teach humans one day and may certainly become a threat to their masters it self.

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  • I just watched Into The Spider-Verse earlier and I realized that Doc Ock's inflatable tentacles there are actually more plausible in real life than the classic metal arms. I immediately thought of this video again and it's such a cool thought overall.

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  • This would be perfect for underwater/ cave exploration. Some of these well off people that go around the world and explore these places then die.

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  • It would puncture the lung because it needs air pressure. Need some more development. But still a very good idea. My father could be alive today if there was this thing in the ambulance. It took so long to make him breathe.

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  • the inspiration was DEFINITELY not plants - nah, it was waterfowl genetals

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  • Do Photons Have Mass? YES... I Sincerely Beg You To PROVE ME WRONG! ... and the Answer To The Universe Is -42 !!! The Mass of a Photon is Given by: m = (h/cλ) (kg) where, m = mass of a single photon c = speed of light, λ = wavelength of photon “Bozeon Constant” b is as follows: b = h/c (kg m) b =6.62607004x10^(-34) (kg m^2/s) / (299792458) (m/s) b = 2.210219x10^(-42) (kg m) The Mass of a Photon Is: m = b/λ (kg) or, m = 2.210219x10^(-42) / λ (kg) A typical Red photon with a wavelength of 700nm has the following mass: m = 2.210219x10^(-42) (kg m) / 7x10^(-7) (m) Mass of a 700 nm Red Photon: m = 3.1574557x10^(-36) (kg ) PROVE ME WRONG OR… Join The TTOE Team At BRAVE and Help Save Physics From Those With Warped Spacetime Minds: @BozeonResearchAndAEtherVerificationEtaireia Notes To Aid Understanding of what EM Dipoles Particles Are … The “Bozeon constant” “b” converts photon wavelength into the sum of all the masses of the “bozeons” or “God particles” that form the “quantum superfluid” in all particles. “Bozeon” is Polish for “God Particle”, the ethnicity of the Conceivor of EM Kinetic Dipole Theory, aka The Theory of Everything. There are trillions upon trillions of dipoles in a single photon. (more on the exact number later). Everything including all elementary particles are made of complex flows of EM Kinetic Dipoles. A Kinetic Dipole is a somewhat symmetric particle with one end that has more mass than the other. Bozeon’s are Electromagnetic Kinetic Dipole Particles that form the EM field. For better understanding you can pretend for now that the Planck Length is the RMS distance between kinetically colliding EM Dipoles (“Bozeons”). You can also pretend that the “size” of a EM Dipole is about 10^(-42) meters in length. The Dipole Mass Density Gradient in Vacuum determines the local force of gravity. Big “G” simply converts Dipole Mass Density Gradients into Acceleration. All forces EM, Gravity, Weak, Strong, are all calculated from the momentum transfers between kinetic collisions of these EM Dipole Particles. EM Dipoles in Vacuum are in a gaseous state and the “quantum superfluid” in all particles is liquefied EM Fields and are technically a Bose-Einstein Condensate of EM Kinetic Dipole Particles. Black holes are supersolids of EM Dipole Particles. Copyright 2021 John E. Boze

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  • I'll be single for the rest of my life with this! 🐽

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  • This is genius 🤓🤓🙌🙌

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  • We're being a bit liberal with the use of the word "robot", don't ya think?

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  • What i see in the comments 15% memes talking about robot worms 76% hentai tentacles 9% talking about saving peoples

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  • it is amazing with how many innovations people come up.

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  • Now there going to search your colon with this before your flight

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  • Man, this video was great!! Thanks

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    • Isn't this what they're using with those "Arse"-Exploration Camera (Medical) Procedures!? Sorry, but the Name escapes me, rt. now.

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  • 新しいキャタピラの形か

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  • This Technology was already hit by Japanizing Beam 🤣

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  • You can apply a lot of applications with this thing. We will see more of this in our future.

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  • I see. Skynet is evolving

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  • Kakyoin....

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  • Put a heat sensor into

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  • Can you stop calling it robot? It's A very useful tool! (Calling this tool a robot makes everything robot)

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  • The year is 2121. You are an old grandpa and you're choking on your food. Your grandkids run at you at full force, and stuff a robot worm inside you, to save your life.

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  • Anyone who read this I wish you health and abundance. Let all your fears, problems, and worries disappear immediately!

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  • I feel like Dr. Elliot was not completely honest where he got the idea from for the robot.

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  • Deli lan bu

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  • Looks like water tubes used by oceanic under water creatures from a movie...

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  • Isn't this what they're using with those "Arse"--Exploration Camera (Medical)- Procedures!? Sorry, but the Name escapes me, rt. now.

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  • Do you think that Sand application would work with Constipation!??

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  • I've got it!! SPACE-ELEVATOR!

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  • Exploring the Oceans! The Marianas Trench. Deep sea Oil Platforms. Submarine Rescue? Laying Transatlantic Fiber optic cable! Exploring Inhospitable, Uninhabited-Jungles? Booby-Trapped Ordinance Detonation? I. E. D. 's?

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  • Damn rule 34 is coming

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  • This is just a bigger sized clown whistle bruh lmao UCSB really hyped this up and y’all are thinking this is the future

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  • If you drop something important in a lake, river, ECT.... Does it work in moving water?

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  • Imagine how many pp jokes were made during the production of this robot

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    • 2M+

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  • That thing would make one hell of a Halloween decoration. Imagine one of those with some “snake skin” and a big hissing head on the end

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  • So it's a inflated balloon?

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  • hentai jokes aside, this is pretty fascinating.

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  • This is the cure to constipation

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    • It's a good thing the only people watching this either never talk to girls or are smart enough not to tell them about this.

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  • “KNACK || BABY!!”

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  • My mind: "Don't do it... Don't do it... Don't do it... Don't. Make. That. Joke." Me: Lol is that a discount snake???! Hahahahahahahaha

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