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Origami robot can fold itself and walk away

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Microrobotics engineers have built a robot that is both mobile and capable of folding itself in to shape.

Developed at Harvard University, the real-life Transformer consists of a butterfly-shaped net of panels that the robot can manipulate in to a shape that enables it to shamble along using two battery-powered microcircuits attached to each side.

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That's neat!

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It looks quite sweetie.

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It's a transformer.

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needs work

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A lot of design went into this for the locomotion to be so poor. Good POC but some thought needs to be given to the "leg" movement. Overall, cool project.

Edited by Calibeliever

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It's a decepticon, kill it!

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That's nice! :)

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The objective is to used it on Earthquakes yet it will really be used for War! Then they shall create GALVATRON!!!

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