One signal herds microbot swarm

Publication: msnbc.com   Date: April 29, 2011   View Article

With the application of a single electrical signal, researchers can control swarms of tiny robots to assemble themselves into structures.

“We are controlling these robots kind of like remote controlled cars,” Igor Paprotny, a postdoctoral scientist at the University of California at Berkeley who is co-leading the research effort, told me Friday.

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