Robot Origami: Robot self-folds, walks, and completes tasks

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    A team of MIT researchers have developed a printable origami robot that folds itself up from a flat sheet of plastic when heated and measures about a centimeter from front to back.

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    Weighing only a third of a gram, the robot can swim, climb an incline, traverse rough terrain, and carry a load twice its weight.

    Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT

    Additional footage: Shuhei Miyashita
    Music sampled from "Master" by Blue Dot Sessions

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