Deep Look

Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature?

Season 2 Episode 4 | 3m 44s

How does a group of animals -- or cells, for that matter -- work together when no one's in charge? Tiny swarming robots--called Kilobots--work together to tackle tasks in the lab, but what can they teach us about the natural world?

Aired: 04/10/16

Rating: NR

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