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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.
(Learn more: http://mitne.ws/1HwBZro)
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
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