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  1 month ago

World’s first living robots can now reproduce

The world’s first living robots — known as “xenobots” — can now reproduce, US scientists have revealed.

Details about the robots, created using the heart and skin stem cells from the African clawed frog, were unveiled last year after experiments showed they could move and self-heal.

Now, the scientists at Tufts University, the University of Vermont and Harvard who made the xenobots say the tiny blobs can also self-replicate.

Experiments showed that the organisms can swim out into their dish, find other single cells and assemble “baby” xenobots.

A few days later, the babies become new xenobots that look and move just like the initial creation.

The new xenobots can then go out and self-replicate again, according to the scientists.

Xenobots, which are less than a millimeter wide, are designed on a computer and hand-assembled.

The scientists said they were stunned to learn the tiny blobs could spontaneously replicate.

Source: New York Post
(https://nypost.com/2021/11/30/worlds-first-living-robots-can-now-reproduce-scientists-say/)

I don’t know what I feel about this. I guess it could help in medicine . What do you think: is this good, bad, weird or cool?
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