2.09.2006

Biology + Robots = ???

Yet another cabal working for the eventual ascension of the robotic overclass research team is working with the idea of including cells in with their electronics -- in this case, plant cells. Although the article is on the technical side, and the original paper (which I looked at) even more so, the gist is: Robots need to work in complex environments, biology deals with complexity all the time. Therefore, let's use some simple(ish) biology to control the robots! Great plan, right?

Right. We're freakin' doomed. One word, people, one word: Fertilizer.

Read it here.

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