UVM and Tufts Team Builds First Living Robots


Publication/Creation Date
January 13 2020
Creators/Contributors
Tufts University (creator)
Joshua Bongard (creator)
Michael Levin (creator)
Sam Kriegman (contributor)
Douglas Blackiston (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Scientists from UVM and Tufts repurposed living cells scraped from frog embryos and assembled them into entirely new life-forms.

Scientists think they could be useful for such things as searching out radioactive contamination, gathering plastic pollution in the oceans, and traveling in arteries to scrape out plaque.
HCI Platform
Robotical
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Not On The Body
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQRBCCjaYGE

Date archived
January 16 2020
Last edited
January 16 2020
How to cite this entry
Tufts University, Joshua Bongard, Michael Levin. (January 13 2020). "UVM and Tufts Team Builds First Living Robots". University of Vermont. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/4230