Rise of the slime-bots

A slime mould that avoids light has been put in charge of a six-legged robot’s movement, creating a robot that’s scared of the light.

Up next after slime-bots: cat-bots that avoid water and climb trees in the presence of dogs; rabbit-bots that freeze up when threatened, then run like the dickens; and elephant-bots that are terrified of mice.

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