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MM: An Ant-Like Microbot That Can Tow 2K Times Its Own Weight

In this episode, researchers developed tiny autonomous microbots that, like ants, can work together to move incredibly heavy objects β€” such as a 3,900 pound car, for example.

In this episode, researchers developed tiny autonomous microbots that, like ants, can work together to move incredibly heavy objects β€” such as a 3,900 pound car, for example. Watch them in action here:

SO, WHAT DO YOU THINK?

How else could these mighty microbots be utilized within the industrial marketplace? Do you think biomimicry could inspire other automation-minded breakthroughs?

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