MIT’s modular robot is made of 5 different tiny bricks

MIT’s modular robot is made of 5 different tiny bricks that can be assembled using a 3D “robot” printer . Changing the pieces configuration change the behaviour of robot enabling different actions : walking , spinning a gear, pushing, pulling. The goal is to build large machines made of tiny robots that can ever “self replicate”.



MIT Professor Neil Gershenfeld based the concept on the idea that life are made up of 20 amino acids.  “It’s a fundamentally different way in how you build robotics systems ” he added.


The new system is a step closer to creating a standardised set of parts that could be used to both assemble other robots and to adapt to a specific sets of tasks.

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MIT's modular robot
MIT's modular robot

MIT's modular robot

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