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Cornell engineers have developed a method to re-create the arrangement of muscles of an octopus tentacle, using an elastomer and 3-D printer. The research was groundbreaking since until now, 3-D printing methods could not directly print a soft robotic device with as much agility and degree of freedom as the new method provides, according to Rob Shepherd, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and senior author of the study.