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Scientists take first step toward cell-sized robot

Scientists take first step toward cell-sized robot

An electricity-conducting, environment-sensing, shape-changing machine the size of a human cell? Is that even possible? Cornell scientists do not only responded yes, but they’ve actually built...
A new method produces a printable structure that begins to fold itself up as soon as it’s peeled off the printing platform. Courtesy of the researchers

‘Peel-And-Go’ Printable Structures Fold Themselves

MIT scientists have recently developed a printable structure that folds themselves in 3D structure when heated or immersed in water. The biggest advantage of...