The "Kilobots" created by Harvard researchers.
The "Kilobots" created by Harvard researchers. - 
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We may have to start a new segment on the program: Marketplace Reads Headlines That Make You Go, "Wait... What?"

And then we'll just read headlines.

Particularly, ones like this one from the Wall Street Journal:

Harvard Scientists Devise Robot Swarm That Can Work Together

Swarm of 1,024 Tiny Robots Works Together Without Guiding Central Intelligence.

I'm telling you, it's got potential.

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