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The left image shows a template for a humanoid robot, while the right image shows the completed self-folded humanoid shape.Image credit: Daniela Rus/MIT.

3D-Printed Robots Can Self-Assemble When Heated

3D-printed robots could fold into shape and be assembled after being heated. In order to allow a two-dimensional sheet of material┬áto be assembled into a 3D machine, the scientists utilized heated sheets of a kind of polymer known as PVC (polyvinyl chloride). In the following step, such sheets of material […]

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