ANIMAL ROBOTS: Marine Machines Made in Nature's Image

ANIMAL ROBOTS: Marine Machines Made in Nature's Image
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AquaJelly robots (pictured) swim with their own kind by blinking at them. The jellyfish-inspired machines communicate with each other via eleven infrared LEDs inside their domes.

German engineering company Festo is using the jellies to test whether large-scale engineering problems can be solved by the cooperation of many smaller systems.
— Photograph courtesy Festo AG
 
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