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Liquid metal tech could lead to real-life T-1000


Posted on Thursday, 21 March, 2019 | Comment icon 5 comments

The beginnings of a real-life T-1000 ? Image Credit: YouTube / American Chemical Society
Scientists have developed a type of liquid metal that can be used to create robots that stretch and change shape.
The material, which was created by researchers at the Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Biomedical Engineering and the Beijing Key Lab of Cryo-Biomedical Engineering, can be used to develop "dynamically reconfigurable intelligent and biomimetic soft robots in the future."

If that sounds familiar then it is because you've likely seen something like it before - the unstoppable T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day was also made from a type of shape-shifting liquid metal that enabled it to take various forms.

This new real-life equivalent, which can be manipulated using magnets, is made from iron particles suspended in an alloy of gallium, indium and tin alloy.

While there is obviously still a long way to go to turn this in to an autonomous shape-shifting killing machine - the development suggests that the T-1000 may not be quite as far-fetched as it seems.


Source: Toms Guide | Comments (5)

Tags: T-1000, Liquid Metal

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by danydandan on 21 March, 2019, 13:22
Sweet.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Orphalesion on 21 March, 2019, 13:43
Sexy. Just make them better looking than the one in the movie.
Comment icon #3 Posted by third_eye on 21 March, 2019, 15:58
I wonder if they can get me a T-1000 type puppy poodle / chihuahua / parrot model ~
Comment icon #4 Posted by Mystify on 21 March, 2019, 16:39
I remember watching a documentary about some of the ufo's from Hitlers time having worked off of using Mercury in a spinning method around a magnetic to create the anti gravity. This seems eerily similar. Slow Drip Discloser?
Comment icon #5 Posted by danydandan on 21 March, 2019, 17:25
???


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