• The idea for the new robot was inspired by the scallop, which moves around by opening and closing a pair of shells. The robot moves through a non-Newtonian fluid by performing what looks like horizontal jumping jacks
  • The tiny bots can be printed on a 3D printer, and many of them could be directed at once with a single magnet
  • The team doesn't have any particular applications in mind for their robots, but it's clear that they could be used to send medication to single spot, such as to kill tumors

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