Scientists at the University of Vermont and Tufts University have created what they claim is the world’s first living robot. (See video below.)
The scientists say they have repurposed living cells, taken from frog embryos, and assembled them into “entirely new life-forms”.
The millimeter-wide “xenobots” can move toward a target, perhaps pick up a payload – like a medicine that needs to be carried to a specific place inside a patient – and heal themselves after being cut. [Read more…] about Scientists use supercomputer to create ‘first living robot’