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February 26, 2014
Researchers from Harvard University have taken inspiration from termites to develop robots that can lift, carry and place bricks according to simple programmed rules. Teams of them could build large, complex structures.Luke
Kirstin is an electrotechnical engineer who specialises in designing and building biologically inspired robots. We asked her about her work on the TERMES project.
Could this approach be useful in the future? We gathered some expert views.