A self-assembling robot from researchers at Harvard and MIT.

A $100 Origami Robot That Folds Itself Up and Walks Away

I have a thing for low-tech robots, especially when they’re made from everyday stuff. The body of this new little robot bug from MIT and Harvard, described last week in the latest issue of Science, is made from a five-layer sandwich of copper traces, paper, and shape-memory polymer — the stuff you know as Shrinky […]

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