Sci-Tech videos: Origami Underwater Robots + Tokamak Energy + A Tesla factory tour

The latest episode of TMRO:Science, a “Weekly Science and Innovation Show”, is about “Origami Underwater Robots”: 

Lisa and Jade chat to Brennan Phillips (University of Rhode Island) and Zhi Ern Teoh (Harvard University) about an underwater self-folding polyhedral robot capable of gently capturing ocean creature and releasing them unharmed.


A TEDx talk by Melanie Windridge of Tokamak Energy on the possibility of fusion power plants going on line by 2030:


Elon Musk gives Marques Brownlee a tour of the Tesla factory in Fremont, California and explains what tasks robots do best and where human workers do best:

See also Brownlee’s interview with Musk.