|Swarm of robots can assemble into various shapes|
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Here comes the swarm. Scientists at Harvard University have created the first 1,000-strong swarm of robots that can assemble themselves into different shapes upon command.
Using 1,024 three-legged robots roughly the size of a pingpong ball, the robo-swarm could form all kinds of shapes — a K, a star, a wrench — without any human intervention along the way. These “kilobots,” described in the journal Science, could help researchers build teams of robots that could work together in powerful ways.
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