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Harvard University

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Caption: Just as single cells can assemble into complex multicellular organisms, the individual Kilobots can follow simple rules to autonomously assemble into predetermined shapes. The vast scale of this swarm is a milestone in itself.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Mike Rubenstein and Science/AAAS.

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