This smart robot learns to ‘heal’ itself after damage

unbreakable-robot

The appeal of using robots resides firmly in the fact they’re far more efficient at most tasks than a human. On the other side of the coin, what keeps them from becoming more of a fixture in our modern lives is their lack of adaptability and the need for constant maintenance. When a robot breaks, it is no longer capable of doing its job and to keep it from breaking, it requires regular maintenance from a human. Efficiency gains are then minimized, which is exactly why there isn’t a robot serving your frappuccino at the local Starbucks. This could soon change. Researchers at…

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