In a potential breakthrough for regenerative medicine, 수원컴퓨터수리 scientists have created the first-ever living robots that can reproduce.
The millimetre-sized living machines, called Xenobots 3.0, are neither traditional robots nor a species of animal, but living, programmable organisms.
Made from frog cells, the computer-designed organisms, created by a US team, 수원컴퓨터수리 gather single cells inside a Pac-Man-shaped ‘mouth’ and release ‘babies’ that look and move like their parents.
Self-replicating living bio-robots could enable more direct, personalised drug treatment for traumatic injury, birth defects, cancer, ageing and more.
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Xenobots 3.0 can gather hundreds of single cells, compress them and assemble them into ‘babies’ released from their Pac-Man-shaped mouths