Scientists create ’living’ robots out of stem cells

Scientists create ’living’ robots out of stem cells

Researchers from the University of Vermont and Tufts University have succeeded in using living cells from frog embryos into other new life-forms, which they are referring to as a ’living, programmable organisms’. Called ’xenobots’ the self-healing creatures can approach towards targets and can help in carrying medicine inside a patient’s body or conduct similar work.

Timothy
Timothy
Unkars Thug
Unkars Thug 1 months

Micromachines, son!

AD C
AD C 1 months

Cool. When are we getting organic super computers?

VanityCulture_
VanityCulture_ 1 months

welp, it's game over fellas. nice knowing you.

Seekster
Seekster 1 months

Why do I get an ominous feeling when I read this story?

Paris Cloud
Paris Cloud 1 months

Will these robots be gay?

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 months

Future Skynet or Matrix?

(Un)Fortunate Son
(Un)Fortunate Son 1 months

When can I stick my consciousness into a clone bot body?

B. K.
B. K. 1 months

Imagine your endurance if you could get these to covert or carry away lactic acid produced in muscles from exertion, no more painful workouts or recoveries. Or slow release anti-depressants for mood regulation. Or pain relief to specific muscle groups or only inflamed cells and structures. Or to reproduce at the same rate as cancer cells and individually encapsulate and flush them out of the body as they start. One can be scared of new technology, or one can see uses and how it can make your life better. It's not some vengeful imaginary god, it's just facts and science.

VaasDC
VaasDC 1 months

awesome

Robert
Robert 1 months

LIQUID!!!

Takoda Ackerley
Takoda Ackerley 1 months

Incredible, imagine what good it will do.

little
little 1 months

This is FRIGHTENING.

Dave
Dave 1 months

NPCs? Are they programmed to think orange man bad?

Rhokanth
Rhokanth 1 months

Looks like something the Ghostbusters would catch.

Chris Cahill
Chris Cahill 1 months

Yep that’s not going to backfire at all

Sir Dragon
Sir Dragon 1 months

Robots have changed

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 months

Ok that's so fucking intriguing and creepy at the same time.

Fin
Fin 1 months

That's very borg n very creepy

Don Javis
Don Javis 1 months

welp, that's not absolutely fkn terrifying!

Cr4SH
Cr4SH 1 months

Prototype Servitors

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