How do you program a robot to build without a blueprint? Termites can do it, so why not learn from them? Biologist Scott Turner and roboticist Justin Werfel team up to explain what robots can learn from the independent insect, and what these swarms of construction robots might be used for.
See the robots in action in the video below:
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