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MIT Researchers Build Impressively Small Robot That Can Walk and Build Other Bots #Robotics

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The robot may also offer opportunities to work in small and tight spaces, previously unreachable Via Interesting Engineering

Using inspiration from our very own living bodies, MIT Professor Neil Gershenfeld and his students have built a tiny motorized robot by creating five different parts that work together.

These parts are customizable and can be used to assemble other robots, in an inexpensive and quick way.

It’s made up of only five modular parts: rigid and flexible components, electromagnetics, a coil, and a magnet.

These parts are fixed to an appendage that can then crawl, push, grip and do tasks that more complicated robots struggle to do, or that require more complex and rigid structures.

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