A series of images showing self-assembly of a 'K' shape and a starfish shape. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 15 August, 2014, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Michael Rubenstein at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in Cambridge, MA, and colleagues was titled, 'Programmable self-assembly in a thousand-robot swarm.'
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