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These Robots Can Merge and Split Their Brains to Form New Modular Bots

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Modular robots

Researchers are developing splittable, mergeable nervous systems for truly modular robots.

Credit: Marco Dorigo and Nithin Mathews/Nature Communications

We cover all kinds of modular robotics around here, and when we do, we're almost always talking about one overall robotic system made up of many different modules, some number of which can be individually controlled or swapped around.

From IEEE Spectrum
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