Caterpillar Robot Reconnects Itself When Taken Apart

Posted: Feb 15 2007, 4:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:04am CDT, in News | Other Stuff

Caterpillar Robot Reconnects Itself When Taken Apart
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Scientists at the University of Southern California have invented a SuberBot as part of research designed to help robots heal themselves when damaged which sounds like how the Terminator came to be to me.

These little magnetic cubes are able to find the other cubes when they are separated via an artificial intelligence application. When together the cubes move like a caterpillar happily on their way. Check out a somewhat creepy video after the jump.

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