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May 12th, 2005

Replicating Robots in the News

Abstract:
Chris Phoenix: Mike wrote about this yesterday, but I've gotten a few emails today so wanted to add some comments.

Researchers at Cornell have developed some cubes with electromagnets that can move to connect themselves together. They have called this self-replicating robotics -- which it is, in a sense. But the components are far more complex than the "replication" operation.

So in terms of nanoscale manufacturing, these robots are a distant proof of concept only.

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