This Crawling Inchworm Robot Can Be Printed Out and Folds Itself – IEEE Spectrum.

Use shape memory polymers that contract when they receive a current (and therefore heat up).

Julie Freeman is a London-based artist and researcher who is curious about how technology changes our connection with nature. She translates complex processes and data sets from natural sources into sound compositions, physical objects and animations.

Research topic: Digital Automata & the Internet of Living Things