Scientists study moving worm "blobs" to create robot swarms

Robot developers adapt the behavior of worm "blobs".

Credit: Georgia Tech University.
  • Researchers at Georgia Tech adapt the behavior of worm "blobs" to robotic swarms.
  • The goal is to utilize useful aspects of living systems in human-created ones.
  • When part of a "blob," worms tend to survive better and have more capabilities than individually.
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