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Dec 1, 2021

Xenobots: Team Builds First Living Robots That Can Reproduce

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Summary: Researchers report Xenobots, a computer-designed, hand-assembled organism can find and gather single cells, and assemble “baby” Xenobots. After a few days, the immature Xanobots can also find cells and replicate themselves.

Source: University of Vermont.

To persist, life must reproduce. Over billions of years, organisms have evolved many ways of replicating, from budding plants to sexual animals to invading viruses.

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