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Researchers have developed soft robotic devices driven by neuromuscular tissue that triggers when stimulated by light – bringing mechanical engineering one step closer to developing autonomous biobots.

https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/802738

Ciao,

Terrafamilia
Very cool! The bit at the end introduces an aspect of these we haven't really played with at the biobot level (although it has been discussed a little at the synanotech level): That such devices wouldn't be perfectly identical and could have different details or levels of ability.

I suppose we could see both gengineering and 'breeding' playing a role in future biobot development depending on how this aspect of things evolves.

ToddSmile