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The usual strategy when designing a robot hand is to try to replicate the human hand. However, in 2010, researchers at Cornell University and the University of Chicago developed a unique approach: They created an amorphous gripper that can mold itself to the object to be picked up. It’s very versatile and it’s easy to build.