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These 3D-Printed Robots Can Assemble Themselves When Exposed to Heat

WHAT IS THIS DARK MAGIC? (Screengrab via MIT video)

The only things humans automatically do when it’s hot out are 1. complain and 2. turn on the A/C. We also sweat a lot. It’s far from impressive.

A team at MIT is ensuring that robots will outdo us in the realm of hot-weather activities, as they already do in the areas of factory work and office work (but strangely not ping pong). The team has created a 3D-printed robot that can assemble itself when exposed to heat, The Wire reports. Read More