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MIT Develops Self-Assembling, Easy-Bake Robots

MIT Develops Self-Assembling, Easy-Bake Robots
MIT Develops Self-Assembling, Easy-Bake Robots, Courtesy of MIT
Courtesy of MIT

MIT has developed a way to 3D print sheets of material that self-assemble when baked. With inspiration from Japanese origami, researchers have developed -- among other objects -- robots. Head researcher Daniela Rus is already looking for potential applications saying, "I want a robot that will play with my cat." Check out the full article at HNGN to learn more and watch a video of the assembly in action.

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Cite: Andrew Galloway. "MIT Develops Self-Assembling, Easy-Bake Robots" 11 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/514619/mit-develops-self-assembling-easy-bake-robots/> ISSN 0719-8884