Researchers Teach Robots How to Build Like Termites

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These little robots think like termites. Researchers at Harvard have programmed TERMES robots to go about building like the insects, by creating large structures without a central blueprint. They could be useful in dangerous or inhospitable locations, like Mars or in flood zones.

Swarms Of These Adorable Robots Can Build Massive Houses Without A Blueprint | Co.Exist

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