‘Xenobots’ –Living Robots May Signal a New Evolutionary Epoch

  Are we entering a new evolutionary epoch? “A book is made of wood. But it is not a tree. The dead cells have been repurposed to serve another need,” say researchers at the University of Vermont who have repurposed living cells—scraped from frog embryos—and assembled them into entirely new life-forms. These millimeter-wide “xenobots”, a … Continue reading ‘Xenobots’ –Living Robots May Signal a New Evolutionary Epoch