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ATRON Shapeshifting Robot

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 19:29:53 -0300 (CLST)

ATRON is constructed from many identical, broadly spherical modules, each
11 centimetres in diameter. Each module is split down the middle and can
rotate one hemisphere using an onboard motor. The cells can also latch
onto each using connectors placed at either end. -
http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996683

Interesting discussion of multiple v modular later in the piece.

From Josh Rubin -
http://www.joshrubin.com/coolhunting/archives/2004/11/shapeshifting_r.html

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