Shape-Shifting Robot Built from ‘Smarticles’ Shows New Locomotion Strategy

“Smarticles” are built from smaller sized robots, and when 5 remain in a circle together, they form a “supersmarticle.” Structure standard robots generally needs thoroughly integrating elements like motors,... Read more »

Shape-Shifting Robots Built from Smarticles Could Navigate ARMY Operations

5 similar “smarticles” — clever active particles — connect with one another in an enclosure. By pushing each other, the group — called a “supersmarticle” — can relocate random... Read more »